Passions are usually highest among those who see the adoption of a new system as an attempt to write Jesus Christ out of history.They argue that the entire Gregorian Calendar is Christian in nature anyway, so why should we attempt to obscure that fact?An important reason for adopting BCE/CE is religious neutrality.
Other comments from visitors include “You haven't really seen Prehistoric Wiltshire till you've seen this!
” and “Breathes life into Stonehenge” We have fascinating displays telling Wiltshire's story, including Roman treasure, the Story of Devizes and our new Saxon Gallery features the Making of the Kingdom of Wessex.
Despite originating in the Western Christian tradition, its use has spread throughout the world and now transcends religious, cultural and linguistic boundaries.
As most people are aware, the Gregorian calendar is based on the supposed birth date of Jesus Christ.
AD stands for , Latin for “in the year of our Lord”, while BC stands for “before Christ”.
CE stands for “common (or current) era”, while BCE stands for “before the common (or current) era”.
Alisha also opened up about what it’s like telling the story of a sexual assault survivor as Jessica Davis at the same time as the #Me Too movement.
The Gregorian calendar is the global standard for the measurement of dates.
Over the last 30 years, Art Fund has generously contributed £50,000 to help purchase many important acquisitions for the Wiltshire Museum.