Bc and ad dating system
BC and AD do have a religious significance because they state that Yeshua of Nazareth is both God and Messiah: AD means "Year of the Lord." BC means "Before Christ" or "Before the Messiah." This religious component makes CE and BCE more attractive to many people -- particularly secularists, non-Christians and liberal Christians.
CE and BCE are notations that are not based on religion or myth. The AD/BC notation was first proposed by the monk Dionysius Exiguus (Dennis the Little) in the year 525 CE.
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stands for “after death.” This is only half correct. However, Josephus also mentioned that an eclipse occurred just before Herod's death.The great early astronomer Kepler dated that eclipse to 4 BCE.Sponsored link: There are many religious calendars in existence, but each is normally in use in one region of the world -- typically by followers of a single religion.Almost all of the world's religious calendars are based on religion, astrology, or myth: The division between BC/BCE and AD/CE is not based on religious considerations.