'Matthew 28' Tagged Posts

'Matthew 28' Tagged Posts

DEAD SCHOLARS VS. THE LIVING CHRIST

A good many years ago, Johnny Carson asked the nearly hundred-year-old comedian George Burns what his doctor said about his cigars and brandy. “Nothing,” said the old man.  “He’s dead.” Something like this applies to the unending attacks of certain “scholars” on the resurrection of our Lord. Gerd Ludemann, a German New Testament scholar, argues that Jesus’ body “rotted away” in the tomb.  He emphatically denies the resurrection of Christ. Former Roman Catholic priest, John Dominic Crossan, says that the…