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  • Extra Biblical Writings about Jesus

    12/19/2004 11:08:56 PM PST · by STD · 9 replies · 4,938+ views ^ | Michael Gleghorn
    Ancient Evidence for Jesus from ‘Non-Christian’ Sources Evidence from Tacitus Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy historical document, many people are still reluctant to believe what it says unless there is also some independent, non-biblical testimony that corroborates its statements. In the introduction to one of his books, F.F. Bruce tells about a Christian correspondent who was told by an agnostic friend that "apart from obscure references in Josephus and the like," there was no historical evidence for the life of Jesus outside the Bible.{1} This, he wrote to Bruce, had caused...