Was Jesus A Legend?

We’ve been looking at the resurrection of Jesus in our last few posts.  We introduced the minimal facts approach to Jesus’ resurrection.  I then explained the minimal facts we would be using as we looked at alternate explanations for the resurrection.  We explained why facts 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 are accepted by nearly all scholars in the field Continue Reading

Minimal Facts 1-4 Explained

In my previous post, I explained what the “Minimal Facts” of the resurrection of Jesus were.  In that post, I listed 12 facts that are widely accepted by even skeptical New Testament Scholars.  Before we look at alternate theories that try and explain the resurrection, lets first examine the facts themselves.  Here are Minimal Facts 1-4 Explained. Fact Continue Reading

Just The Facts On Jesus’ Resurrection

It seems like Christmas has just passed, and already we are just weeks away from celebrating Easter. I always marvel at the quick turnaround from celebrating Jesus’ birth to the somber remembrance of his death on the cross. The days from Advent to Christmas, and Lent to Easter fly by rapidly.   Is the Resurrection Important? Continue Reading