James Bishop is from South Africa. He is a graduate in Creative Brand Communication and Marketing (CBC), and in Theology (majoring in psychology). James obtained his BTh with cum laude, and is currently pursuing his postgraduate in Religious Studies. He has aspirations to teach Religious Studies and the philosophy of religion.
This is a WordPress repost of one of James Bishop’s articles documenting 45 scholarly quotes on the Resurrection of Jesus’ appearances. In case you think that James made a mistake when he numbered the quotes, the 45 is the number of individual quotes identified within this post. Accordingly, some scholars have multiple quotes. References to all quotes are provided in the direct link below.
You hear a lot of hype these days on how the claims for the Resurrection of Jesus’ appearances are not considered as historical fact by scholars. Don’t believe all the hype you hear. These are direct quotes by scholars.
1. Disciples, and skeptics were convinced that Jesus had appeared to them after his death.
- “In order to work, the Jesus tomb hypothesis has to claim that the disciples died for something they knew was a lie—in fact, something they themselves had fabricated. Further, it has to acknowledge that none of the disciples defected, even when faced with suffering and horrible deaths, including stoning and crucifix-ion. Is that likely?”
To read the rest of this excellent article, please click on the direct link below: