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layman"s argument for the Resurrection of Christ

H. E. Luxmoore

layman"s argument for the Resurrection of Christ

a lecture read at Oxford House, Bethnal Green, Easter, 1893.

by H. E. Luxmoore

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Published by S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13883187M

The resurrection of Jesus, or anastasis is the Christian belief that God raised Jesus after his crucifixion as first of the dead, starting his exalted life as Christ and Lord. In Christian theology, the death and resurrection of Jesus are the most important events, a foundation of the Christian faith, and commemorated by resurrection is seen as the guarantee that all the . The Christological argument for the existence of God, which exists in several forms, holds that if certain claims about Jesus are valid, one should accept that God exists. [citation needed] There are three main threads; the argument from the wisdom of Jesus, the argument from the claims of Jesus as son of God and the argument from the Resurrection.[citation needed.

  Though as many as 12 minimal facts surrounding the death and resurrection of Christ may be examined, the brevity of this paper limits our examination to four: the death of Jesus by crucifixion, the empty tomb, the post-resurrection appearances, and the origin of the Christian faith. I contend that the best explanation for these minimal facts is.   Lee Strobel spent two years of his life studying, researching, learning everything he could in order to disprove the resurrection and deity of Christ.

the conclusion that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is either one of the most wicked, vicious, heartless hoaxes ever foisted on the minds of human beings — or it is the most remarkable fact of history. Here are some of the facts relevant to the resurrection: Jesus of Naz-areth, a Jewish prophet who claimed to be the Christ prophesied in theFile Size: KB.   The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is by all means a miracle as mentioned in religions. A miracle is an act of super natural phenomena that does not apply to the universal laws of physics and rationality and is often perceived as somewhat of a divine influence. That being said, if it was indeed a divine act or a miracle as claimed.


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Layman"s argument for the Resurrection of Christ by H. E. Luxmoore Download PDF EPUB FB2

X argues against the resurrection, using a number of arguments that anyone who has read Robert M Price or Richard Carrier will be familiar laymans argument for the Resurrection of Christ book, though he did put forward some that I had not come across before.

Y argues for the resurrection and there are traces of N.T. Wright and others in there.4/5(). In the thorough explanation and discussion of the primary texts dealing with the claimed resurrection of Christ, New Testament expert Gerd Ludemann presents compelling evidence to show that the resurrection was not a historical event, and he further argues that this development leaves little, if any, basis for Christian faith as presently defined/5(15).

Another argument against the resurrection is the view that the disciples and other followers of Christ were so emotionally involved with him that it is possible that they had a hallucination of him rising from the dead.

Another is that the resurrection was simply a myth or legendFile Size: 93KB. Furthermore, (JNR5) is a basic assumption of Christian apologetics. The resurrection of Jesus is one of the main arguments for the divinity of : Bradley Bowen. Presents a very clear and convincing case for the resurrection of Christ.

The book is broken down into four parts and an appendix. I found the first three parts to be excellent and the appendix has so much good information cited from the case for the resurrection that it alone would be worth buying the book for/5.

The answer of the New Testament is: the resurrection of Jesus. “God will judge the world with justice by the man He has appointed.

He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead” (Acts ). The resurrection is God’s vindication of Jesus’ radical personal claims to divine authority. The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus Gary Habermas and Michael Licona. Still my top recommendation for a super-practical training guide to presenting historical evidence for the resurrection.

It’s not just focused on the arguments themselves, but suggests tactics for using these ideas in a casual, no-pressure conversation your skeptical friends.

Table of Chapters Introduction Main Argument - Why I Don't Buy the Resurrection Story The Rubicon Analogy General Case for Insufficiency - The Event is Not Proportionate to the Theory Probability of Survival vs. Miracle - Assessing the Odds General Case for Spiritual Resurrection - Evidence Against Resurrection of the Flesh Rebutting Lesser Arguments.

JESUS' ARGUMENT FOR THE RESURRECTION 1 Here is our Lord's argument for the resurrection. To many Christians it has been a mere puzzle. It has challenged their attention, but they have gotten no meaning out of it. THE BOOK OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST Thaddaeus not to let this book fall into the hands of the impure (quoted above).

Then follows a series of hymns sung in heaven, eight in all, which accompany the This is the Book of the Resurrection of Jesus the Christ, our Lord, in joy and gladness. In peace. Size: KB. The Argument from Miracles: A Cumulative Case for the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth Introduction It is a curiosity of the history of ideas that the argument from miracles is today better known as the object of a famous attack than as a piece of reasoning in.

The Contemporary Debate on the Resurrection Having now discussed the importance and meaning of the resurrection, as well as its background probability, I'd now like to briefly survey the contemporary debate and outline the major arguments by both sides, at both the popular and scholarly levels.

“The resurrection of Jesus is much more than a conclusive argument for life after death, but it is also that. If Jesus rose from the dead, then there is no room for doubt that death is not the end of our journey.

If Jesus truly rose, then there is for every person a heaven to embrace and a hell to shun.” —Bruce Milne. For the world’s two billion Christians, Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion death at the hands of the Romans. It is the resurrection that sets Christians apart from all other religions.

In fact, as denoted in 1 Corinthians 13– “But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. Question: "What are the strongest biblical arguments for the divinity of Christ?" Answer: That the New Testament is full of references to the divinity of Christ is difficult to deny.

From the four canonical Gospels through the book of Acts and the Pauline Epistles, Jesus is not only seen as the Messiah (or Christ) but also equated with God Himself. An apologetic that is sometimes used, particularly by Evangelical Protestants (such as William Lane Craig, Gary Habermas, and Michael Licona), to defend the idea of the resurrection of Christ is.

Christ's resurrection: strongest evidence cited. pointed to the "minimal facts argument," which defends the resurrection using only evidence "considered virtually undeniable," even by skeptics. | BARTHOLOMEW THE APOSTLE, BOOK OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST BY. A Coptic text published by E. Wallis Budge from a MS in the British Museum.

In addition, there are fragments in Paris and Berlin, which present two different recensions. From a comparison, Schneemelcher concludes that the latter are more original, the London MS. The Strategy of the Argument for the Resurrection: Five Possible Theories. We believe Christ's resurrection can be proved with at least as much certainty as any universally believed and well-documented event in ancient history.

To prove this, we do not need to presuppose anything controversial (e.g. that miracles happen). The Rev. Kirk Clayton shows how the Scriptures make the argument for Christ’s resurrection, particularly in the Book of Acts.

Other articles share tips for talking to your friends and family about the resurrection, examine what 1 Corinthians 15 says about the resurrection, and extol hymns that celebrate the resurrection.

Application For the “Layman’s Manual on Christian Apologetics” Book Launch Team A Case for the Empty Tomb (Part 1: Arguments Against the Empty Tomb) Surprising as it may seem, several aspects of the life, death, and apparent resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth are agreed upon by the majority of New Testament scholars, both evangelical and.

Questions and Answers about the Life, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ” (Ignatius Press–Augustine Institute, ). One of the main goals of the book was to provide nontechnical but substantive answers to a wide range of questions about and arguments against the Christian belief that Jesus Christ did, in fact, rise from the grave.At the very moment Christ rose from the dead, something happened-a burst of radiation perhaps-that left a permanent mark on the front and back of the burial cloth that sandwiched the Man who wouldn't stay buried for long.

In short, the best theory is that the Shroud of Turin provides scientific evidence for the resurrection of Christ. He is risen.