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Old 16th August 2019, 12:27 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Brainache View Post
But not equal numbers. The Academic consensus is that there was a historical Jesus (HJ). That consensus is based on textual analysis and an understanding of the cultural context of 1st century Roman Palestine, amongst other things.

There are a few people who argue against the HJ, but they haven't come anywhere near convincing the majority of experts.
That's not what I hear, but I'll defer to you as I am far from being an expert on the subject.
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