“The birth of Jesus Christ has been set at Christmas and his death and resurrection at Easter. But up to the fourth century, the birth of the Christian Savior was celebrated on the sixth of January….Everyone knows that Easter is a roving date in the calendar, since it is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the Vernal Equinox (the beginning of Spring). Easter, therefore, cannot be the date of the death of any historical personage.”

Source: John G. Jackson. Christianity Before Christ. pg. 197-8. 1985.


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