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The article was originally written in Greek and its translation is posted today, on the day the Orthodox Church celebrates the birth of John the Baptist.


  A few months back I saw this YouTube video by John Armstrong (aka Deist Paladin) and author of the book “God vs The Bible”) where he discusses the conflicting reports of the evangelists about the life of Jesus and how they are contradicted by modern historical findings.

As I was watching it, I thought that some points he made seemed a bit off and I decided to do my own research on the subject. This article can, in a sense, be considered an appendix to Adam Lee’s article “Choking of the Camel” and I also recommend that after you’re done reading this piece, head over at Infidels.org and read an article by Richard Carrier (entitled “The Date of the Nativity in Luke”) that counters common apologetic attempts to rescue the historicity of Luke.

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