Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Lecture giving the evidence that the Resurrection of Jesus, the miracle at the centre of the Christian faith, is an historical event.

The Resurrection of Jesus is the miracle which is at the centre of the Christian faith. If the Resurrection happened, miracles occur. This lecture considers whether the Resurrection of Jesus is an historical event, rather than a legendary invention. The lecture was given in Southampton in October 2011 during Bill Craig’s Reasonable Faith Tour.

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Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. ― C. S. Lewis

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

What would meeting Jesus be like?

Chapter 5

What do you think heaven is like?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Luke wrote his book to tell his friend Theophilus about Jesus (Luke 1:1-4)

Jesus knew he was going to die (Luke 18:31)

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

How do we know Luke's account of the life of Jesus is reliable?

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Can we believe the Bible's account of the Resurrection?

Is Jesus historically credible?

Christianity was a bit like Father Christmas you grow out of it

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 10

Can I have meaning in life without God?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Objections to the Resurrection

Doesn't science rule out miracles?

Delving into the problem of evil

Perhaps it's just true for you and not for me?