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Faith in the Resurrection: The Resurrection in the New Testament

Kitchen, Merrill (2008) Faith in the Resurrection: The Resurrection in the New Testament. Conversations, 2 (1). ISSN 1835-8837

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Abstract

In spite of a recent resurgence of interest into whether the resurrection of Jesus was natural or supernatural, historical or mythical, ‘[T]he history of Christianity deliberately holds together the earthly identity of Jesus of Nazareth with that of the risen and ascended Christ.’ ‘The reality is that: Throughout the history of Christianity, those who have affirmed Jesus’ bodily resurrection have shown differences in emphasis in the way in which they understand it. Some have seen Jesus’ resurrection as a matter of simple faith, unrelated to historical evidence or logical argumentation. Others have been convinced that an impartial consideration of the historical evidence proves Jesus’ bodily resurrection to be an actual occurrence.’

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Jesus' ressurection, natural, supernatural, faith
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2011 02:45
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/457

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