Was Jesus a real person?

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Billions of people around the world believe in Jesus, yet there are some people (especially on the internet) who say that Jesus never really lived and the stories we have about him are simply legends.

Can we know the truth about whether Jesus lived or not?

Expert secular historians say that, whatever we may believe about whether Jesus was the son of God, he was indeed a real historical person.

This page reports the views of three respected scholars, Robert Van Voort, Bart Ehrman and the late Maurice Casey. All of them present the information and arguments that lead historians to conclude that we cannot reasonably doubt that Jesus was a real person whose life is reported in the gospels.