In What Year Was Jesus Born?

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In What Year Was Jesus Born?

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Post by Kurieuo » Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:09 am

Just interested to see people's thoughts. Feel free to Google to make your mind up.
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Post by Storyteller » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:51 am

Year 0 :mrgreen:

Y'know, BC and AD and all that...
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Post by RickD » Tue Jul 26, 2016 6:01 am

John 8:58
58 Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”


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Post by Nicki » Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:03 am

4-6 BC - it was miscalculated at some stage I think. Haven't googled yet though.

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Post by Philip » Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:42 am

The 1st of NEVER!

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Post by Kurieuo » Tue Jul 26, 2016 9:45 pm

Maybe IceMobster is onto something. That is, since we all appear to have different answers, maybe be should divide up into the Church of Storyteller, the Church of Rick, the Church of Nicki, the Church of Philip and the Church of Kurieuo. ;) :P

I lean towards 1 BC for Jesus' human birth.
Both Luke and Matthew mention Jesus’ birth as occurring during Herod’s reign (Luke 1:5; Matthew 2:1). Josephus relates Herod’s death to a lunar eclipse. This is generally regarded as a reference to a lunar eclipse in 4 B.C. Therefore it is often said that Jesus was born in 4 B.C.

But physics professor John A. Cramer, in a letter to BAR, has pointed out that there was another lunar eclipse visible in Judea—in fact, two—in 1 B.C., which would place Herod’s death—and Jesus’ birth—at the turn of the era. Below, read letters published in the Q&C section of BAR debating the dates of Herod’s death, Jesus’ birth and to which lunar eclipse Josephus was referring. (Herod’s Death, Jesus’ Birth and a Lunar Eclipse)
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Post by IceMobster » Wed Jul 27, 2016 3:17 pm

Kurieuo wrote:Maybe IceMobster is onto something.
What?

As for the OP, I'd say 7-5 BC, a few years before the death of Herod the Great.
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Post by Kurieuo » Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:47 pm

IceMobster wrote:
Kurieuo wrote:Maybe IceMobster is onto something.
What?
Protestants, or Christians, not agreeing... forming own denominations. :P
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Post by IceMobster » Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:36 pm

Kurieuo wrote:
IceMobster wrote:
Kurieuo wrote:Maybe IceMobster is onto something.
What?
Protestants, or Christians, not agreeing... forming own denominations. :P
Oh, you mean concerning how I asked which denomination is the correct one?
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Post by Kurieuo » Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:43 pm

Yes, you should head up your own too, 7-5BCers. ;)
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