Here are just 10 Non-Biblical Sources that refer to Jesus Christ (or the Christian movement):Roman historian, Josephus (c. 37-97), “Antiquities” Roman historian, Tacitus (c. 55-120), “Annals”Samaritan-born historian, Thallus (c. 52), “Histories”Mara Bar-Sepapion (c. 73), “Letter”Historian Phlegon (c. 80), “Chronicles”Roman governor Pliny the Younger (c.112), “Epistles X”The Jewish Talmud (commentary on Jewish law, completed AD 500)Toledoth Jesu (early 5th C)Greek satirist Lucian (2nd C)Roman historian Suetonius (c.120), “Life of Claudius”
Mikhaila’s Journey Peterson described herself as agnostic prior to her conversion. She wasn’t hostile to Christianity but was turned off by its evangelical sloganeering, judgmental attitude, and its inability to make a compelling case for faith. Experiences with psychedelics had opened her up to the possibility of the existence of God but it wasn’t until she did battle with a formidable triumvirate of pain consisting of a personal divorce, her mother’s cancer, and her father’s struggle with Akathisia that she began to take it seriously. One of the most transformative influences was her mother’s religious conversion during her cancer diagnosis and treatment. It was during this time that she met her future Christian husband. He told her that she needed God in her life and encouraged her to pray and ask God to reveal himself. The next day she woke up feeling a calm she had never experienced before which she attributed to the Holy Spirit.
This is the testimony of a former anti-theist Darrin Rasberry who used to write for John Loftus’ blog Debunking Christianity.An analysis of the Debunking Christianity (DC) blog shows that Rasberry’s testimony is authentic and that he converted to faith in 2011. Importantly, John Loftus objected to Rasberry’s conversion claiming that Rasberry “was never an atheist in the first place.” Rasberry would, of course, disagree with Loftus.Rasberry begins by touching on his former anti-religious agenda,
This isn’t Christian, it is so horrible that you might even call it anti-Christian, but it is all too common of a crime, that many don’t seem to know about. It destroys the lives of many people, especially children. Pray for them, learn the signs, and inform the police!
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