That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works. ≈Psalms 26:7
The fact that Jesus rose physically from the dead is not just a challenging idea for the novice Christian to address with clarity. It is also, a major source of debate among theologians, a controversy that has ensued since historical times according to 1 Corinthians 15: 12-19 (KJV). For there is still much disagreement over whether the Jesus of history is the same Jesus of the Christian faith.
During a class on miracles, a semester ago, we had an opportunity to give thought to this ongoing debate, as well as, research an aspect of the controversy. I chose to focus on the legend theory, because it appears to be a most prevalent disingenuous approach to denying the resurrection of our precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. From that research, resulted an essay that developed a plausible response to the legend theory.
I encourage you to take a few moments to read the essay, “The Disingenuousness of the Jesus Legend in Popular Media” which has been published to Fidei et Veritatis, The Liberty University Journal of Graduate Research.
Just click on this link, Emma’s Article, then click on the title once there. Or you may access the article directly at http://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1028&context=fidei_et_veritatis.
I am thankful that the article was published. I believe that it will increase awareness of the disingenuousness of the Jesus legend and help Christians to answer questions, such as, “Is Jesus like Santa Clause?”
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God Bless… I am Wiley’s granddaughter.