Historicity vs. Truth and Logic

(FTB::Carrier) – Richard Carrier:

Bart Ehrman was again asked what evidence there is that Jesus existed on February 18, 2016, at Fresno City College. See the video here.

First he says this:

I don’t think there is any doubt that Jesus existed. There are a couple of scholars who’ve argued he didn’t exist. There are a lot of voices out there saying that he didn’t exist. But they’re not by scholars who are actually trained in any historical disciplines. There are voices on the internet. But there are voices on the internet for all sorts of things. Scholars who study this stuff really, there isn’t any, it’s not a question that’s debated among my colleagues. It is not debated. Because the evidence is so overwhelming.

This is not a very truthful statement. …

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Richard Carrier: On the Historicity of Jesus - Why We Might Have Reason for Doubt

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