Jack Harrison

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 56% (18 of 32)
Location: London
 

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Killing Jesus: A History by Bill O'Reilly
Killing Jesus: A History by Bill O'Reilly
10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
This author is confused concerning the biblical vs. the historical record of the gospels. The most fundamental error is that O'Reilly assumes the Gospel of Matthew was the first written. He is misled because modern bibles begin with Matthew because the Gospel of Matthew begins with the Virgin Birth. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Every history book in the world is consistent as to when the gospels were written: Mark = no earlier than 70AD; Matthew = no earlier than 85AD; Luke = no earlier than 85AD; John = no earlier than 95AD.

Though we don't know when the gospels were written, we know they could not have been written before these times as each of the… Read more
Killing Jesus, A Review Essay: Review & Analysis O&hellip by Book Club Reviews
This author is confused concerning the biblical vs. the historical record of the gospels.

For example, every history book in the world is consistent as to when the gospels were written: Mark = no earlier than 70AD; Matthew = no earlier than 85AD; Luke = no earlier than 85AD; John = no earlier than 95AD.

Though we don't know when the gospels were written, we know they could not have been written before these times as each of the gospels mentions historical events which had not happened until these dates. For example, the Gospel of Mark could not possibly--barring the paranormal--been written before 70AD because it speaks of the destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem in… Read more
[ KILLING JESUS: A HISTORY ] BY O'Reilly, Bill ( A&hellip by Bill O'Reilly
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This author is confused concerning the biblical vs. the historical record of the gospels. The most fundamental error is that O'Reilly assumes the Gospel of Matthew was the first written. He is misled because modern bibles begin with Matthew because the Gospel of Matthew begins with the Virgin Birth. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Every history book in the world is consistent as to when the gospels were written: Mark = no earlier than 70AD; Matthew = no earlier than 85AD; Luke = no earlier than 85AD; John = no earlier than 95AD.

Though we don't know when the gospels were written, we know they could not have been written before these times as each of the… Read more