The Bible we use today originates from really early historical documents. Scholars are able to assess the importance of a manuscript by how much of the Bible it includes, and by the date assigned to it. What factors help to determine the age of a manuscript? Lots of factors, including the material used, the letter size and form, text divisions, ornamentation, the color of the ink, and even Carbon dating. Each serves to validate that our modern Bible is, indeed, a reliable representation of those early writings.
Multi-spectral imaging for the Codex Sinaiticus
Codex Sinaiticus - Date
Evidence for the historical existence of Jesus of Nazareth the Christ allegedly occurs in several places: the Bible ; other early Christian writings including various early churches c. The only known possible contemporaneous c. Paul states that he personally got his information through revelation rather than through physical contact,  but also seems to suggest a physical Jesus who died, was buried and rose from the dead. The short version of it all, essentially: all the evidence in the world thus far amassed hoping to lend plausible confirmation or, at times, even general support to the case for a historical Jesus leaves much to be desired. This article is NOT about the Jesus myth theory or the Christ myth theory , but about the quality of the evidence both for and against presented regarding his existence. The debate will come up for context but this article is NOT on the debate.
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