Flavius Josephus

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==In Apologetics==
 
==In Apologetics==
 
The [[Testimonium Flavian]], a passage from Josephus' ''Antiquities of the Jews'', is often cited by [[apologists]] as independent, 1st century confirmation of the [[existence of Jesus]]. This passage is largely considered to be a late Christian forgery or, at best, interpolation.
 
The [[Testimonium Flavian]], a passage from Josephus' ''Antiquities of the Jews'', is often cited by [[apologists]] as independent, 1st century confirmation of the [[existence of Jesus]]. This passage is largely considered to be a late Christian forgery or, at best, interpolation.
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Flavius Josephus (c. 37 CE - c. 100CE) was a 1st century Jewish historian who chronicled the 70 CE destruction of Jerusalem.

In Apologetics

The Testimonium Flavian, a passage from Josephus' Antiquities of the Jews, is often cited by apologists as independent, 1st century confirmation of the existence of Jesus. This passage is largely considered to be a late Christian forgery or, at best, interpolation.

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