Why I Trust The Bible

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Speaker: Glen Davis – 5/18/2005

Check out these websites if you’d like to learn more:

Tacitus (55-117): Annals 15.44
http://classics.mit.edu/Tacitus/annals.11.xv.html (search for Christians on the page)

Suetonius (70-160): Life of Claudius 25.4

Josephus (37-100ish): Antiquities 18.3.3 (and 20.9.1)
The standard text: http://www.ccel.org/j/josephus/works/ant-18.htm
A critical text: http://www.religiousstudies.uncc.edu/jdtabor/josephus-jesus.html

An excellent article summarizing these and other sources I didn’t bring up to save time is at

And for a skeptical commentary on the Josephus passage, check out

And in case you’re curious about the Biblical prophecies I mentioned,
Tyre: Ezekiel 26
and an article that address common critiques of the prophecy at http://www.tektonics.org/uz/zeketyre.html

Biblical prophecies about the restoration of Israel:

As always: my listing of a site does not mean that I endorse the site in general or even every detail of the page I reference. Be a critical thinker!