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.

© 2011 bethinking.org

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

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

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Is there evidence for the existence of God?

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Objections to the Resurrection

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Doesn't science rule out miracles?

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

I realised God cares for me

What do you think heaven is like?

What would meeting Jesus be like?

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

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

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Can miracles happen?

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

How can an all powerful and loving God allow people to suffer?

Aren't Christians arrogant to believe that Jesus is the only way to God?

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

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