The advocates of the switch from BC/AD to BCE/CE say that the newer designations are better in that they are devoid of religious connotation and thus prevent offending other cultures and religions who may not see Jesus as “Lord.” The irony, of course, is that what distinguishes B.
Of course, one has the option of interpreting the letter "C" in CE and BCE as referring to "Christian" or "Christ's," in place of "common." "CE" then becomes "Christian Era." "BCE" becomes "Before the Christian Era." The Abbreviations Dictionary does exactly this.
Scholars later discovered that Jesus was actually born around 6—4 B.
system was being calculated, they actually made a mistake in pinpointing the year of Jesus’ birth. Philippians –11 says, “That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.” In recent times, there has been a push to replace the B.
Nothing of a religious nature happened during 1 BCE and 1 CE -- in fact nothing of truly momentous importance happened at all, to our knowledge.
Some interesting events at that time were: 1 BCE: Some historians have concluded from their analysis of Josephus' writings that Herod the Great died in 1 BCE.However, most theologians and religious historians estimate that of some year between 7 and 4 BCE.