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I have never read Bart Ehrman, do you have a specific book of his that would shed light on Luke as a historian?

Your Wikipedia article on the "Historical reliability of the Gospels" does nothing to prove or negate any question of Luke as a historian.  The article on Quirinius has two paragraph on Luke near the bottom:


Neither of which rule out Luke being correct or incorrect on the matter, and neither of which addressing any of the texts I mentioned in the earlier post.

The article on the reliability of Acts brings up a handful of smaller contradictions of "disputed accuracy"; none of which expound on themselves, none of which give give a good, academic approach to both sides of the argument, and ultimately, none of which leading one to doubt Luke as a good historian.  If Luke would have said that Nero was emperor when Jesus was born, there would be issues.
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Lorax propps for admitting when you don't know something February 18, 2012, 08:29:03 AM