The Resurrection Of Jesus : Focal Point Of Christianity

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THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS: FOCAL POINT OF CHRISTIANITY
CONTENTS
I. Introduction ………………………………………………………………………...3 II. A Historic Event ……………………………………………………........................4 A. As a Symbol or Figure of Speech ………………………………………….......5 B. The Empty Tomb ……………………………………………………………….6
III. New Testament Accounts …………………………………………………………..8 A. Jesus Died by Crucifixion ………………………………………........................8 B. The Disciples of Christ were
Convinced that He Resurrected ……………………………………………...10 C. Paul, the Persecutor of Christians, was Miraculously Transformed……………………………………….……...12 D. James, the Half Brother of Jesus, was Abruptly Transformed ……………………………………………….….14
IV. Skepticism of History and Other Explanations ………………………………....15
V. Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………20
VI. Bibliography…………………………………………………….………………….22

THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS: FOCAL POINT OF CHRISTIANITY
Introduction
There is far reaching agreement among researchers today over a wide religious spectrum that the resurrection of Jesus is the focal point of Christianity, asserted by conventional believers in light of New Testament passages like 1 Corinthians 15:12-20. However, it is also declared by secular analytical intellectuals also. One of the major confrontational arguments facing Christian theology or apologetics is the resurrection of Jesus being a significant part; therefore, if the…
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