Jesus Christs Actual Life

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Post by Anonymous » Wed Oct 06, 2004 4:34 pm

Time is measured B.C., Before Christ, and A.D. After Death, But all people in the western world remember how many days months and years since Jesus Christ died, ie, todays date is 10/06/2004, meaning 10 months, 06 days and 2004 years since Jesus Christ died.. That being said, Why do we remember the day Jesus Christ died, as a point to start the date at 0 and we remember the date before Jesus Christ was born as Before Christ, (BC), but we don't recognize the days he lived? If Jesus Christ was such an important figure in time, why is his living days not remembered?

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Post by Kurieuo » Wed Oct 06, 2004 5:36 pm

Actually A.D. abbreviates "anno Domini" which in Latin means "in the year of our Lord. ;)

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Post by Anonymous » Sun Oct 10, 2004 1:53 pm

Kurieuo wrote:Actually A.D. abbreviates "anno Domini" which in Latin means "in the year of our Lord. ;)

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Even so, Why is there no measure of time during the life of Jesus Christ? Can anyone else answer this with more than a one line answer.
---> HERE IS THE CUT AND PASTE VERSION---> nno Domini dating was not the initial choice of Christians in the Mediterranean world. Like all people in the Roman Empire, early Christians dated by their local system. On the pan-Mediterranean scale, that meant the regnal year of the emperor ("in the Xth year of Emperor Such-and-such") and the tax indiction cycle (15 indictions make up a tax cycle, an indicition is near a year in duration, more or less). A great many local systems were also important, such as the year since the foundation of your particular city, the regnal year of the neighboring Persian emperor, and eventually even the year of the reigning Caliph. For example, the City of Rome dated from its foundation in 753 B.C., and the date ab urbe condita, "from the foundation of the city" (abbreviated A.U.C.), shows up on occasion in records. The dating of documents in antiquity and the Middle Ages was a process with a high level of redundancy. This redundancy, in fact, allows historians to construct parallel regnal lists for many kingdoms and polities by comparing chronicles from different regions which include the same rulers.

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Post by Jac3510 » Sun Oct 10, 2004 2:26 pm

Heya, 4Truth. I'm not sure I understand exactly what your objection here is, so let me just give a broad answer. First, as to the history of the "B.C." and "A.D." labeling,

This site says the following:
This is illustrated by the adoption of the birth of Christ as the initial epoch of the Christian calendar. This epoch was established by the sixth-century scholar Dionysius Exiguus, who was compiling a table of dates of Easter. An existing table covered the nineteen-year period denoted 228-247, where years were counted from the beginning of the reign of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Dionysius continued the table for a nineteen-year period, which he designated Anni Domini Nostri Jesu Christi 532-550. Thus, Dionysius' Anno Domini 532 is equivalent to Anno Diocletian 248. In this way a correspondence was established between the new Christian Era and an existing system associated with historical records. What Dionysius did not do is establish an accurate date for the birth of Christ. Although scholars generally believe that Christ was born some years before A.D. 1, the historical evidence is too sketchy to allow a definitive dating.
So, note here that Dionysius was trying to establish the year Jesus was born, not the year He died. Had he been correct, we would say that Jesus died in 33 A.D., but, we know that isn't the case. It is more likely that He died in 29/30, and was born somewhere between 4 and 6 B.C.

I hope that answers your question.

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Post by Kurieuo » Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:17 pm

4truth wrote:
Kurieuo wrote:Even so, Why is there no measure of time during the life of Jesus Christ? Can anyone else answer this with more than a one line answer.
I'm not sure what you're trying to say, but what you are saying here if I understand right is just flat wrong. Christ died in 33 A.D., three years before which it would have been 30 A.D., four years before 29 A.D., etc. So there is a measure of time, based on B.C./A.D. that can be applied to times during Christ's life.

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Post by fizzzzzzzzzzzy » Mon Oct 11, 2004 9:37 am

?????? im confused why scholars think that Christ was born several years before 1 A.D.

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Post by SourceofLiFe » Fri May 06, 2005 2:11 am

4truth wrote:Time is measured B.C., Before Christ, and A.D. After Death, But all people in the western world remember how many days months and years since Jesus Christ died, ie, todays date is 10/06/2004, meaning 10 months, 06 days and 2004 years since Jesus Christ died.. That being said, Why do we remember the day Jesus Christ died, as a point to start the date at 0 and we remember the date before Jesus Christ was born as Before Christ, (BC), but we don't recognize the days he lived? If Jesus Christ was such an important figure in time, why is his living days not remembered?

Anyone???
Simply because Lord Jesus died for our sins.

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Post by SourceofLiFe » Fri May 06, 2005 2:15 am

A follow up explanation.

It is so mankind remembers Lord Jesus saved us from our sins.

We have all sinned against God, and because of that we are God's enemy.

but because God loved us so much, he gave his only son Lord Jesus to us in order to save us from being further deceived by Satan. Lord Jesus bridge the gap between human on earth and God Almighty. Without Lord Jesus, we would never have the chance to be in heaven because we have sinned against God from the very beginning.

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Post by bizzt » Fri May 06, 2005 6:49 am

fizzzzzzzzzzzy wrote:?????? im confused why scholars think that Christ was born several years before 1 A.D.
Astronomy my Friend. They Figured out via Astronomy that the Star that the Magi used was around the 4 bc to 6bc mark however considering this It may have appeared then but How long did it take the Magi to get to where Jesus was. 2 Years if I am correct :wink:

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Post by kateliz » Fri May 06, 2005 8:49 am

This is what I've generally heard: Jesus was born 3 or 4 BC and died in 33 AD. However, if He started His ministry when He was thirty (where did I hear that?) and it lasted three years, then He would've died in 30 AD.

As to the original question, your info was wrong. Jesus was not born in 1 BC and did not die in 1 AD. All years, as far as I've heard, are accounted for.

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Post by AttentionKMartShoppers » Fri May 06, 2005 8:02 pm

kateliz wrote:This is what I've generally heard: Jesus was born 3 or 4 BC and died in 33 AD. However, if He started His ministry when He was thirty (where did I hear that?) and it lasted three years, then He would've died in 30 AD.

As to the original question, your info was wrong. Jesus was not born in 1 BC and did not die in 1 AD. All years, as far as I've heard, are accounted for.
He would have had a busy 3 years if that was right.
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Post by Darwin_Rocks » Sat May 07, 2005 2:11 am

thats why we have BCE, or, Before the Common Era which is what historians use so that don't get caught up in all the religious nonsense of christianity...

ooh I bet that stung.

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Post by Dan » Sat May 07, 2005 9:03 am

Darwin_Rocks wrote:thats why we have BCE, or, Before the Common Era which is what historians use so that don't get caught up in all the religious nonsense of christianity...

ooh I bet that stung.
No it didn't.

Stop using the words sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, and saturday then. Those are all from pagan religions. Ahh.... I love the smell of hypocrisy in the morning.

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Post by AttentionKMartShoppers » Sat May 07, 2005 11:52 am

Dan wrote:
Darwin_Rocks wrote:thats why we have BCE, or, Before the Common Era which is what historians use so that don't get caught up in all the religious nonsense of christianity...

ooh I bet that stung.
No it didn't.

Stop using the words sunday, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, and saturday then. Those are all from pagan religions. Ahh.... I love the smell of hypocrisy in the morning.
Darwin, you are like a little child bumping into our chairs. Nothing you can say disturb us. You only make us laugh.
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Post by AttentionKMartShoppers » Sat May 07, 2005 11:54 am

Without using Jesus as a foundation for dating, what reason is there to call one time the common area and another before it? 2005 is very common, so should it become 1 CE?
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