Josephus is another source of historical testimony to the resurrection of Christ. He writes this fascinating passage in Antiquities 18.3.3: Now there was about this time Jesus, a wise man, if it be lawful to call him man; for he was a doer of wonderful works, a teacher of such men as receive the … [Read more...] about Josephus on the Resurrection
In response to my recent post The Resurrection of Jesus: Fact or Fiction? one person asked, "Is there any evidence outside the Bible?". That's a great question, and I'm glad it was asked. I'll present some extra-biblical witness and other evidence to support this claim in the next several … [Read more...] about Ignatius of Antioch on the Resurrection
A few things to consider: 1. Over 500 people saw Jesus alive after the public crucifixion. (1 Cor. 15:6) 2. Those who saw Jesus alive were still alive and well when the talk of his resurrection began. They could have easily refuted any false testimony. 3. The Jewish religious authorities … [Read more...] about The Resurrection of Jesus: Fact or Fiction?