3-3-08 - ▼❑HistoricalJesus"Christ of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 3-3-08▼❑HistoricalJesus/"Christ of Faith"•❑biased history because accounts from people of faith, even differences in the gospels▼❑What Would Be Good For Truthful History•❑1) independent sources preferred for truthful history, no collusion, not to contradict each other•❑2) number of sources/dated close to him, avoid hearsay/legend•❑3) internally consistent/not biased to subject matter/reliability•❑4) unbiased texts•❑*able to compare/contrast sources▼❑Beyond the new testament•❑no impact on greco-roman ancient world•❑not mentioned by pagan (latin) writers in the 1st century, (non believers)▼❑1) 2nd century/pagan sources▼❑112 c.e., Pliny the younger, roman gov of bithanea, asked letter to emperor trojan( trajan) about punishing christians•❑mentions christians covered a range of ages•❑mentions jesus as a god/worshiped as a god•❑no use▼❑2) 115 c.e., suetonius, riots that happened in rome during reign of emperor claudius (41-54 c.e.)claudius (41-54 c....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course RELIGION 202 taught by Professor Wallace during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

Page1 / 2

3-3-08 - ▼❑HistoricalJesus"Christ of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online