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Doubt and the Resurrection of Jesus

Debate on the resurrection of Jesus tends to focus either on the likelihood of Jesus’ body rising physically from the tomb or on the form in which it appears to the witnesses. The first part of this article provides a snapshot of recent literature on Jesus’ resurrection. The second part argues that there is no coming to faith in Jesus as Lord and God without accepting the necessity and reality of his death. The resurrection appearances alone are insufficient.

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