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Josephus and Jesus: a Christian forgery?

Summary

Chris Forbes on how historians view references to Jesus in the Jewish Historian Josephus' writings.

Summary

Chris Forbes on how historians view references to Jesus in the Jewish Historian Josephus' writings.

Dr Chris Forbes is a Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at Macquarie University, and Deputy Chairman of the Society for the Study of Early Christianity. His fields of research and teaching focus on New Testament history, Alexander the Great and Hellenistic history, Graeco-Roman History of Ideas and the intersection of early Christianity and Graeco-Roman culture.

He came into CPX to explain how historians view references to Jesus in the works of Josephus.