It is no coincidence that Paul is the author who includes one of the most important indications of this interest in 1 Corinthians 15:3ff.,^6 where he incorporates a very early Christian creed that is much older than the book in which it appears.

3 Wells, “Was Jesus Crucified Under Pilate?” pp. 22, 25. Details are included in Did Jesus Exist?, chapter 5.

4 Besides his discussion in Did Jesus Exist?, cf. “Was Jesus Crucified Under Pilate?” pp. 24, 26.

5 Wells, “Was Jesus Crucified Under Pilate?” pp. 22, 24–26.