The Resurrection: a Critical Inquiry

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Xlibris Corporation, Feb 21, 2015 - Religion - 912 pages
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The Resurrection: A Critical Inquiry is a scholarly work that refutes Jesuss purported physical, bodily resurrection and those writings in support of it. This book is compelling, relevant and current for those readers seeking scholarly refutations of that resurrection. This in-depth work presents the reader with 113 issues. Altogether one hundred twenty contradictions and 217 speculations are examined. Topics include cutting edge research in astronomy, geophysics, criminology and the rules of evidence, the social sciences and cognitive psychology.
 

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Comprehensive and in-depth. A wonderfully detailed analysis of the resurrection texts.

Contents

Speculation 17 Why John Would Not Mention the Chief
What Did Jesus Say before He Died?
The Three Hours of Darkness
The Tearing of the Temples Veil
The Resurrected Saints Appearing to Many
The Actions of the Roman Soldiers during
The Actions of Jesuss Followers during the Crucifixion
Speculation 32 The Theological Agenda of John Regarding

The Specific Date Jesus Was Crucified Nisan 14
The Last Supper as a Passover Meal
The Day of the Week Jesus Was Crucified Wednesday
The Hour Jesus Was Initially Crucified
Why the Legs Were Requested to Be Broken
The Blood and Water
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Michael J. Alter has been a teacher for over forty years in Miami, Florida. Alter is also an established author, having published seven books including Why the Torah Begins with the Letter Beit (Jason Aronson, 1998) and What Is the Purpose of Creation: A Jewish Anthology (Jason Aronson, 1991). Both were chosen as the main selection of The Jewish Book News. In addition, Alter has assisted in editing several books in the field of Judaica. He is currently working on a researched series dealing with theological controversies between Judaism and Christianity.

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