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Re: Common Era, Before Common Era

Jun 14, 1998 06:17 AM
by Dallas TenBroeck

June 14th

Curiously, in one place writing of Jesus, HPB says 107 years BCE
as his date  [ Isis II 201,  Esoteric Character of the Gospels,
HPB Articles (ULT Edn. in 3 Vols,)  Vol. 3, p. 181fn;  Vol. 1 p.
117-- as 107 BC; ]


> Date: Saturday, June 13, 1998 11:32 PM
> From: "Sophia TenBroeck" <>
> Subject: Common Era, Before Common Era

>Alan commenting of Dal's response to Jesus birthdate, wrote :-
>"This didn't happen until around 400 ce (common era).  Prior to
that it
>was January 6th or 7th.  All Rome's doing, this Dec. 25th thing.
>>Next, is the selected year ONE (selected in retrospect)
>beginning ?
>The general scholarly consensus is that Jesus was born around 4
>(before the common era) - so he arrived before his birthday!"
>I do like dropping  the BC     for     CE  --   Common Era
>And     AD     for     BCE -- Before Common Era
>Wish we could see it used more often.  Sophia
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