Mark was written only about 13 years after the death of Christ. Hundreds of witnesses to the life, teaching, death, and Resurrection of Jesus would still have been alive in 43 AD.Read More
Matthew and Mark were both written less than 20 years after the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in 30 AD.Read More
It all adds up. The pieces fit together logically and harmoniously.
Mark was written only 14 years after the death of Christ.
Was there really a gap of 40 years between Jesus’ death and the writing of the first gospel? When were the gospels written?Read More
But perhaps the best argument for the historicity of Jesus is Christianity itself. How was Jesus able to inspire a movement if he never existed? For the first 250 years of Christianity, there was no worldly advantage in being a follower of Jesus, only the very real possibility of persecution, imprisonment, and martyrdom.Read More