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Unformatted text preview: Criteria for establishing historicity The earlier the better Theological merits/ historical demerits Bias Independent attestation Criteria of dissimilarity Criterion of contextual credibility Jewish Revolt A (167 b.c.e.) Maccabees independence from Greeks Jesus, apocalyptic prophet (33ce) Jewish revolt b (64-67 c.e.) roman revolt failure...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course RELIGION 202 taught by Professor Wallace during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08