Why Did These Ancient Authors Write About ‘Jesus’ If He Didn’t Exist?

From HillFaith.org:

Contemporary discussions about Jesus of Nazareth among mixed groups of Christians and non-Christians will not infrequently include at least one mention of the argument that He never actually lived.

The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John were all based on an invented character, not a real, living person, according to the argument, so all that “magical stuff” about a resurrection and miracles is not something any rational person would take seriously.

Is that a reasonable argument? If it is, how then do we explain this quartet of ancient writers who affirmed His existence as a real person? These four are only a selection of a dozen such ancient authors who mention Jesus, not as a mythical figure, but as an actual person.

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