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The resurrection of God incarnate [electronic resource] / Richard Swinburne.

By: Swinburne, Richard.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (vi, 224 p.).ISBN: 9780191531484 (electronic bk.); 0191531480 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jesus Christ -- Resurrection | Philosophy and religion | Jesus Christ -- Resurrection | Jesus Christ | Religion | J�esus-Christ -- R�esurrection | Christianisme et philosophie | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology | Opstanding van ChristusGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Resurrection of God incarnate.DDC classification: 232/.5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
General Background Evidence -- Principles for Weighing Evidence -- God's Reasons for Incarnation -- The Marks of an Incarnate God -- Prior Historical Evidence -- The Historical Sources -- The Life and Moral Teaching of Jesus -- Jesus Implied his Divinity -- Jesus Taught his Atonement -- Jesus Founded a Church -- Posterior Historical Evidence -- The Appearances of the Risen Jesus -- The Empty Tomb and the Observance of Sunday -- Rival Theories of what Happened -- The Significance of the Resurrection -- Conclusion -- The Balance of Probability.
Summary: Whether or not Jesus rose bodily from the dead is perhaps the most critical and contentious issue in the study of Christianity. Rather than depend on statements in the New Testament, Swinburne argues for a wider approach.
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pt. I. General Background Evidence -- 1. Principles for Weighing Evidence -- 2. God's Reasons for Incarnation -- 3. The Marks of an Incarnate God -- pt. II. Prior Historical Evidence -- 4. The Historical Sources -- 5. The Life and Moral Teaching of Jesus -- 6. Jesus Implied his Divinity -- 7. Jesus Taught his Atonement -- 8. Jesus Founded a Church -- pt. III. Posterior Historical Evidence -- 9. The Appearances of the Risen Jesus -- 10. The Empty Tomb and the Observance of Sunday -- 11. Rival Theories of what Happened -- 12. The Significance of the Resurrection -- pt. IV. Conclusion -- 13. The Balance of Probability.

Whether or not Jesus rose bodily from the dead is perhaps the most critical and contentious issue in the study of Christianity. Rather than depend on statements in the New Testament, Swinburne argues for a wider approach.

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