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- Chronology and statistics
- Church History
- Chart of the Dates and Timeline for the New Testament Books
- Dictionary of Christianity and Science: Biblical Chronology Jonathan Petersen Manager of marketing for Bible Gateway... To provide absolute dates, historians depend on rare references to astronomical events that can be dated precisely due to the regular movements of the stars... minority of chronologists, such as Peter James, have attempted to construct other chronologies that differ from the mainstream reconstructions... Prior to the invasion of Canaan by the pharaoh Sheshonq in 925 BC, there are no external sources that corroborate events described in the Bible... In recent years, ice cores and improved carbon dating have caused the entire chronology of the second millennium BC to be revised. The eruption of the volcano Thera in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, previously thought to have happened after 1500 BC, has now been redated to approximately 1620 BC. With all chronology before 1200 BC so fluid, it is not possible to assign absolute dates to biblical events... All the Gospels agree that Jesus was crucified at Passover on a Friday. This means he must have died on AD April 7, 30, although AD 33 also has its partisans. The events in the Acts of the Apostles occurred through the 30s to the 50s and conclude with Paul a prisoner in Rome in about AD 62. Both he and Peter were executed during the persecutions of Nero shortly thereafter and are known to have taken place in AD 64.
Pages in category "Biblical Chronology"
The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.