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No more 'Before Christ'

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 8 September, 2011 - 9:31 AM
The terms BC and AD are to be removed from history curriculums in favour of non religious references.

Christian groups are upset the terms 'Before Christ' and 'Anno Domini' have been replaced by secular phrases of 'Before Common Era' and 'After Common Era. Paul Murray spoke to the Australian Christian Lobby's Lyle Shelton.

Blog comments Your Say

  • "BC" Doesn't even make sense! Jesus was born in the year 4 BCE (before common era). Now try saying that useing BC: Jesus Christ was born 4 years before the birth of Christ. what?

    Jak Tuesday 13 September, 2011 - 8:25 PM
  • How would this "simplify" anything, could somebody explain? Jewish and Buddhist time markers are all different, so which one should relate to remain politically correct? Eery reminder of Spengler's Decline of the West where he says, this civilisation terminates its own identity - there is no neutral identity, that is absurd, it is merely denial.

    Greg Hartay Tuesday 13 September, 2011 - 9:50 AM
  • For heaven's sake! What is going on here? Who are these pathetic people who come up with these insane suggestions. Are we not allowed to be proud of our culture? The western world is not perfect, but then who is? But at least most of us try and live within the teachings of God and the rules of our society. We are not fanatics killing people who are not of our faith/culture. We at least can live in harmony. More fools us - so it would seem.

    Vivienne Herbert Sunday 11 September, 2011 - 7:47 PM
  • Is false liberty and is demagogy to replace BC and AD
    had be use for a good reason which evidential the fact of Jesus Sacrifice and start of is dominion against evil.
    The new introduced terminology make not sense and is ridiculous which can be not defend by the futurist!!Are these new Einstein Gay??? They want to exclude God!!

    Luigi Rosolin Saturday 10 September, 2011 - 5:36 PM
  • Hello?? Common Era ... What's that?
    Retain the original historical time marker. Just common sense!

    Jan Friday 9 September, 2011 - 7:23 AM

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