The Christ Files
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataDickson, John P., 1967-The Christ files : how historians know what they know about Jesus / JohnDickson.p. cm.ISBN 978-0-310-32869-8 (softcover)1. Jesus Christ — Historicity. I. Title.BT303.2.D49 2010232.9'08 — dc22 2010037946All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the Holy Bible,
New International Version®, NIV®
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