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Currently, within the article, some dates use the christian system, while some use the neutral CE/BCE system. I would suggest going to the BCE/CE system considering it is more neutral, the article is about a Hebrew Bible book, and that it would make this article consistent with most of the other articles on the books of the Hebrew Bible (almost all of them use CE/BCE). However, it should be noted that the era first introduced into this article (thus the one that is current considered the default per WP:ERA) is the christian system (introduced in the article's initial edit). Can we get a consensus to switch to the CE/BCE system? If not, we need someone to go through and change the dates in the article to conform with each other (if using the christian system, I can't do it). Thanks. — al-Shimoni (talk) 22:18, 22 April 2012 (UTC)
You can make the page consistent yourself, but be advised that the community consensus is to use whichever system of dating was used in the article first (in the earliest edits). --EncycloPetey (talk) 15:04, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
The book of Nahum is supposed to talk about events in the 6th and 7th century BC, but is dated to the 8th century BC. Something is missing. It just doesn't add up (unless I'm missing something. Am I?) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Itaibh (talk • contribs) 12:20, 3 February 2013 (UTC)
The book's writing style and circumstances indicate it was written about one hundred years before the events it describes, and that is one of the reasons it's considered a prophetic book. If it wrote about the events after the fact, it could hardly be considered prophetic, right? --EncycloPetey (talk) 15:05, 25 August 2013 (UTC)