How we know Jesus rose from the dead
How do we really know that Jesus rose from the dead?
I could give you a traditional answer. It would be something like:
“Well the Bible says he rose from the dead, and the Bible contains many contemporary eyewitness accounts which are corroborated by non-Christian, non-Biblical evidence, and it’s been transmitted to us accurately through multiple sources.”
This is how many Christians would respond, and they would be right.
Or, I could say:
“You know what? We live as if Jesus rose from the dead, because we live as if there is such a thing as unconditional love, because somehow we feel that we should love everyone no matter what—especially the marginalized, the poor, and the outcast.”
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