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Resurrection - Minimal Facts

A short presentation that looks at well documented and accepted facts for the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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Clint Field

on 18 July 2010

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Transcript of Resurrection - Minimal Facts

9 early and independent sources Paul's testimony about the disciples Oral tradition of the early church Written works of early church Creeds Sermon Summaries Acts 2 "Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15These men are not drunk, as you suppose. It's only nine in the morning P O W They claimed it. They believed it. Willingness to suffer Acts
Clement of Rome
Polycarp
Ignatius
Tertullian
Origen
Dionysius of Corinth Fact #3: Paul the church persecutor was suddenly changed Conversion Suffering and Martyrdom Paul
Acts
Known by early Christians in Judea (Galations) Paul
Luke
Clement of Rome
Polycarp
Tertullian
Dionysius of Corinth
Origen Fact #4: The skeptic James, brother of Jesus, was suddenly changed Conversion Martyrdom (Before) Gospels Report Jesus' Brothes Were Unbelievers Prior to Resurrection
Early Creed Reports Appearance of Risen Jesus to James
(After) Paul and Acts Identify James as a Leader in the Church Josephus
Hegesippus
Clement of Alexandria Fact #5: The Tomb was Empty Jerusalem Factor Enemy Attestation Testimony of Women Josephus
Tacitus
Lucian of Samosata
Mara Bar-Serapion
Talmud Minimal Facts We only consider data that meet two criteria: The data are strongly evidenced.
The data are granted by virtually all scholars on the subject, even the skeptical ones. Fact #1: Jesus died by crucifixion Non Christian Sources: Fact #2: Jesus' disciples believed that he rose and appeared to them. They claimed it. They believed it. 9 early and independent sources. P O W Paul's testimony about the disciples Oral tradition of the early church Written works of early church Creeds Sermon Summaries 3For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, 5and that he appeared to Peter, and then to the Twelve 1 Cor. 15:3-5 "Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. These men are not drunk, as you suppose. It's only nine in the morning." Willingness to suffer Acts 2 Acts
Clement of Rome
Polycarp
Ignatius
Tertullian
Origen
Dionysius of Corinth Fact #3: Paul the church persecutor was suddenly changed Conversion Suffering and Martyrdom Paul
Luke
Clement of Rome
Polycarp
Tertullian
Dionysius of Corinth
Origen Paul
Acts
Known by early Christians in Judea (Galations) Fact #4: The skeptic James, brother of Jesus,
was suddenly changed Conversion Martyrdom (Before) Gospels Report Jesus' Brothers Were Unbelievers Prior to Resurrection
Early Creed Reports Appearance of Risen Jesus to James
(After) Paul and Acts Identify James as a Leader in the Church Josephus
Hegesippus
Clement of Alexandria Fact #5: The Tomb was Empty Fact #5: The Tomb was Empty Jerusalem Factor Enemy Attestation Testimony of Women 1 2 +1 4 3
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