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Crazycharlie's Avatar Jump to comment 29 by Crazycharlie

It was my understanding that there was evidence outside of the "New Testament" that Jesus was a real person. The Roman historian Flavius Josephus mentions him for instance. It's always been my, admittedly unlearned opinion, that Jesus was just an eccentric Jewish preacher who started a cult around 2000 years ago. A cult that, because of the many contingencies of history like, Emperor Constantine the 1st converting to Christianity for instance, grew into the absurd religion that we see today.

Sat, 13 Feb 2010 01:02:00 UTC | #440994