The truth about Jesus Christ
Historians have been able to piece together surprising facts about his life
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Jesus Christ is one of the central figures of Christianity, and the story of his life is the basis for the New Testament in the Bible. Depending on your beliefs, you might see Jesus as both the Messiah and a historical figure. The Bible tells us a certain amount about his life, but very few historical sources exist from the time he was alive. This means it's a challenge for secular historians to find information about Jesus outside of religious texts, but there have still been some fascinating discoveries in recent decades. Some serve to support the stories told in the Bible, while others tell a different story entirely.
Click through the gallery to learn what historians can tell us about the life of Jesus Christ.
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