The New Testament (NT) documents are extremely reliable ancient records by historical standards, especially compared to other documents about other ancient people – people whose existences are never questioned: ALEXANDER THE GREAT We have 2 sources for our information about Alexander the Great. Both of these sources were written about 400 years after Alexander the … Continue reading How Does the New Testament Compare to Other Ancient Documents?
There are at least 10 ancient non-Christian sources that mention Jesus of Nazareth. All are dated after the New Testament (NT), so the NT is still our best source for learning about Jesus (which I’ll say more about later), but to have an opponent of Christianity confirm information that appears in the NT is significant. … Continue reading Is There Evidence of Jesus’ Existence Outside of the Bible?