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Doctrines, Dates, And Dead People: Is There Any Evidence For Jesus Outside Of The Bible?

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MANY INTERPRETATIONS, ONE EVENT

While there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is accurate, historical, and reliable, many people are still hesitant to acknowledge and believe what it says. They often demand that there be more proof, in this case independent, non-biblical evidence that points to the testimony of Scriptural statements. So the question must be asked, does such evidence exist? Are there any other ancient sources that talk about Jesus and his followers?

On September 11th, 2001 the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York were hit by two hijacked jetliners. The entire event was captured on video, many watching in real time as the second plane struck the second tower. Thousands of people, both on the ground and watching on their televisions stood as eyewitnesses to the event.

But, in the midst of numerous eyewitnesses there is still quite a bit of argument about what was seen and what actually took place. The event itself gets interpreted in many diffe…