Why the Terms CE and BCE Replaced AD and BC, and Why Jews Care About It https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2017/12/why-the-terms-ce-and-bce-replaced-ad-and-bc-and-why-jews-care-about-it/

It’s not why you think.

December 20, 2017 | Philologos
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The German astronomer Johannes Kepler, who used the term “Vulgar Era.” Wikipedia.

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