THE HISTORICAL CHRIST
Joh_14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Rev 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
This Study Guide will host articles about YEHOSHUA HA`MASHIACH CHRIST JESUS which are supported by sources external to the BIBLE as well as the BIBLE. The information and documents will correspond with BIBLICAL information without contradiction or supposition.
These are additional historical sources which will complement the Personality or Individuality of the Persona, JESUS CHRIST, who left HIS historical footprints, on Earth, in the sands of TIME.
JESUS CHRIST, without a doubt, is the most important PERSON who has ever been born, who has ever lived and died. HE is also the only person who has been Resurrected from death through HIS own POWER.
JESUS CHRIST is the historical head of the human race; the Firstborn of the Resurrection Family of HEAVEN;
The sources will be utilized to depict HIS LIFE, HIS TEACHINGS, HIS CHARACTER, and FACETS of HIS MINISTRY.
This Blog will explore these various sources to delineate and display the LIFE of JESUS CHRIST, as a HISTORICAL FIGURE and HIS MINISTRY as HISTORICAL FACT.
We will present a number of criteria, e.g.
– the criterion of multiple attestation (i.e. confirmation by more than one source);
– the criterion of coherence (i.e. that it fits with other historical elements)
– and the criterion of rejection (i.e. that it is not proven or disputed by ancient sources)
that establishes the EXISTENCE of JESUS THE CHRIST as a historical figure.
It will be updated soon with interesting articles from:
- ANTE-NICENE CHRISTIAN FATHERS
- APOCRYPHAL GOSPELS
- EARLY CHURCH FATHERS
- FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS
- JESUS FROM SEVEN SOURCES
- MARA BAR SARAPION
- PLINY THE YOUNGER
- THE BIBLE
- THE NAG HAMMADI TEXTS
- & OTHERS
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