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A Historical Approach to the Resurrection of Jesus: Part 4

James the Skeptical. There is biblical evidence that James (Jesus’ brother) was not actually a follower of Christ early on. When Christ traveled back to his home a large crowd assembled to hear him teach. Those close to him (presumably his brothers or disciples) come to take custody of him because they believe he has lost his senses (Mk 3:20-21).[1] R. T. France remarks, “If the disciples are with Jesus in the house, they could not ‘go out’ to seize him, nor is the idea of the disciples manhandling Jesus one which easily fits into the Marcan account so far. Read more…

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A Historical Approach to the Resurrection of Jesus: Part 3

 

Significant Conversions

Paul. Earlier I discussed the death of Paul as recorded by Clement and how this Apostle suffered while alive and was martyred for his faith in Christ. What is truly remarkable about Paul is that originally he was an enemy to the church. He persecuted the early Christians; in fact, he was present at the stoning of Stephen (Ac 7:58-8:4). Read more…

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