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If Christianity is wrong, how did B.C. & A.D. happen?

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Does A.D. suggest Christianity became really popular before 1 A.D.? 

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No. The common usage of the terms came around later. The dating system was changed once Christianity gained their power hold on the Roman Empire. They then just counted backwards to get to 1 AD which apparently was when Jesus was born. There needs to be no truth - only someone from some religion applying arbitrary dates. You'll note the Muslims have their own dating system. Nothing in their dating system suggests that its true.

 

Here is an article about it.

 

https://www.quora.com/When-did-we-start-using-B-C-and-A-D-How-did-people-keep-track-of-time-before-this-was-implemented

 

 

As a side note I had a chuckle at this question:

https://www.quora.com/Do-atheists-believe-in-a-time-called-B-C\  :lmao:

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