Who created the bcad dating system
then again, we should all be using the metric system and driving fuel efficient cars as well, so we’ll see how well the article is received.in the essay, i argue: Thus, it is time for Christians to let go of the inaccurate, and to many, offensive BC and AD calendar labels and adopt the BCE/CE system.
It is a centuries-old argument that some maintain is integral to one’s identity as a Christian.
And I have spent far too much time on Wikipedia changing BCs and ADs back to BCEs and CEs.
The BCE/CE system requires no conversions and no re-dating of historical events; only the renaming of BC to BCE and AD to CE is needed.
And, as has been demonstrated above, because the AD/BC system is not actually based upon the birth of Jesus, but is rather off by approximately 7 years, there is no concern from non-Christian peoples to be suspicious of being surreptitiously forced into adopting a dating system based upon the life of is time for Christians to let go of the inaccurate, and to many, offensive BC and AD calendar labels and adopt the BCE/CE system.
If using BC and AD to designate calendrical dates is the central identifier of a person as a Christian, then that person has bigger problems than an insistence upon a calendar.