Is Pontius Pilate's letter to Caesar legitimate?


#1

How authentic is Pilate's letter to Caesar? If it were true, it gives a lot of credence as proof of Jesus' life on earth...


#2

According to the Catholic Encyclopedia:

This composition is clearly apocryphal though unexpectedly brief and restrained... It is probable that the pseudographic letter was forged [in response to anti-Christian literature].


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