I know I could not have written about anyone from my youth.
I cant imagine going back 30 years and trying to describe my coworkers in detail including more than a couple of conversations
Bingo! And these folks recalled whole sermons, parables and conversations they were not even around to hear. (i.e. - who
heard what Pilate had to say, yet we get quotes). At best, we get third hand testimony 30+ years later. I call BS