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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What kind of God allows suffering?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 3

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

Why does God allow suffering at all?

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

I decided that there was nothing left in my life worth living for

How can there be just one true religion?

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Evidence D: Look who’s coming to dinner

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Is Jesus historically credible?

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Evidence E: The crucifixion

Chapter 8

Doesn't science rule out miracles?

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

Objections to the Resurrection

I was questioning the legitimacy of certain stories in the Bible.

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

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