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Is there historical evidence that Jesus existed? N did the people who wrote the bible exist?

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In a 2011 review of the state of modern scholarship, Bart Ehrman (now a secular agnostic who was formerly Evangelical) wrote: "He certainly existed, as virtually every competent scholar of antiquity, Christian or non-Christian, agrees." B Ehrman, "Forged: writing in the name of God" (2011)
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Michael Grant (a classicist) states that "In recent years, 'no serious scholar has ventured to postulate the non historicity of Jesus' or at any rate very few, and they have not succeeded in disposing of the much stronger, indeed very abundant, evidence to the contrary." in Jesus: An Historian's Review of the Gospels by Micjhael Grant 2004 page 200.
See: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historicity_of_Jesus
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As to writers of the Bible, over 40 authors are claimed. The majority of these authors have been affirmed and while there are always those to question authorship, Jews don't doubt the author(s) of the Torah, and most Christians accept authorship of the New Testament.

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Well, obviously whoever wrote the books in the bible existed, but there isn't a whole lot of evidence claiming Jesus existed. What evidence there is is very circumstantial.

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Read "A Case for Christ" and you'll have your answer.

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By Lee Strobel.
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Google Shroud of Turin, and its all about Faith. Some have it some do not.
shroud of turin proof of the resurrection & a flesh and bones heaven!
Does the Shroud of Turin prove the Resurrection and Flesh and Bones Heavenly Bodies?
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Yes, the bible for one. Almost every religion has Jesus as either their savior or prophet. There's artifacts and writings. Jesus the man most definitely existed. Whether you believe He is the Son of God (as I do) is what is so controversial.

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Whats N?

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Either a "typo" or short cut for "and"
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