New Testament the Quest for the Historical Jesus

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The Quest for the historical jesus Non- Christian Sources: Pliny the younger's letter in 112 ce- Govenor of Asia minor, and says in one line that his people refuse to bow down to an emporer as lord and bow down to a Christos as their savior The Roman historian, Suetonius 114ce.- Within this writing he mentions Niro that Claudius Niro expelled the christians from rome because of Chrest The Roman historian, Tactius, 115 ce - Wrote volumes of Roman history, and also writes one line on the historical Jesus. Josephus, the Jewish Historian, +- 90 ce - Christian Sources: Gospel of Thomas- many historical saying that might point to Q, found in the Egyptian desert in the 1940's , it reinforces that there was a Q out there . It is a text composed of the sayings of Jesus. 7 Authentic Letters of Paul (50 ce)- Romans, Galatians, Philippians, 1/2 Corinthians, 1 Thessalonians, Philemon- these are some of the things that fit the criterian of independent attestation. They can say that this is historical
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course RELIGION 01:840:202 taught by Professor Darden during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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