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One theory that has been postulated in an effort to naturalize the story of Jesus, is that the “resurrected Jesus” the disciples saw was actually an impostor. Our friend J.… Read more The Post Resurrection Behavior of Jesus Eliminates the Possibility of an Impostor →
Was the Resurrection story just a legend that evolved overtime and was added to the gospels much later? Aaron Johnson shows why this cannot be not the case in this… Read more Is the Resurrection a product of legendary embellishment? →
Jonathan McLatchie lays out his argument for the historicity of the Resurrection. His argument is a tripartite: either (1) The disciples were mistaken, (2) The disciples were lying, or (3)… Read more A New Argument for the Resurrection →
Are Josephus’ passages on Jesus credible, or were they added later by Christians?
The earliest Christians believed and taught the Resurrection.
J. Warner Wallace writes about the “Gospel of Nicodemus” and why it isn’t considered canonical. What happened to Nicodemus and Pilate after Jesus’ resurrection? Read to find out. Let me… Read more Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical “Gospel of Nicodemus” or “The Acts of Pilate”? →
Is there any evidence that Jesus rose from the dead? The minimal facts approach, adopted from Gary Habermas, states that there are 5 historical facts accepted by almost every New Testament historian – whether skeptic or believer – that are most reasonably explained by a resurrection.