Dating new testament


We know this is the year St Peter and St Paul were killed in Rome during the persecution of the Emperor Nero.Therefore Paul’s epistles and the first epistle of Peter were all written before 65 AD.This is probably the case, for example, with the epistles of Peter.



Luke says in his opening words, “In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.”Therefore the Gospel of Luke was written before 65 AD.If we work with common sense and take things at face value it is actually very easy to discover the dating of the New Testament: First you need a verifiable historical date.We could use 70AD the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem, but we have an earlier reliable date: 65AD.In Alexandria, Philo (20 Jesus returns to Judea, is crucified, and resurrected. Jesus’ first followers receive the Holy Spirit at Pentecost and begin to proclaim the gospel (Acts 2).



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