Here’s an overview of the Biblical stories of Jesus and the independent records of Jesus by Josephus, Tacitus, Pliny, Suetonius, and Thallus.
A fourth independent record of the possible existence of Jesus was written in about 120 AD by Gaius Suetonius, a Roman historian who worked for Pliny and various Emperors.
A third independent record of Jesus was written in about 110 ad. Pliny the Younger was a Roman politician who published ten books of his Letters.
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A second independent record of Jesus was written about 110 ad by Gaius Tacitus, a Roman Consul who turned his attention to writing in his forties.
Flavius Josephus, a Jewish historian, in his Jewish Antiquities of 93 ad, was the first independent historian to refer to the existence of Jesus.
If Jesus existed as a human being and did so many amazing things, surely somebody at the time would have written about him? Well, actually, no.
Atheist Ireland has obtained a legal opinion from barrister James Kane on the Constitutional right to not attend religious instruction under Article 44.2.4.
The state Religious Education course developed by the NCCA is not objective, and it disrespects the rights of atheists and humanists.
Fifty years ago today, on 15th August 1970, BBC introduced a new theme tune for Match of the Day. It would become an iconic part of British culture.