500 Eyewitnesses to the Risen Christ? 9 Reasons Why It’s Not Likely.

1 Corinthians Paul epistle 500 eyewitnesses

The apostle Paul claims that 500 people saw Jesus alive after his crucifixion. This claim is popular among apologists who imagine this as strong evidence that the crucifixion is historical. However, this argument crumbles under scrutiny. [Read more...]

500 Eyewitnesses to the Risen Christ? Not Likely.

A fragment of manuscript P46, a papyrus collection of many of the New Testament epistles. It was written in about 200CE.

The apostle Paul claims that 500 people saw Jesus alive after his crucifixion. This claim is popular among apologists who imagine this as strong evidence that the crucifixion is historical. However, this argument crumbles under scrutiny. [Read more...]

A Critique of 1 Corinthians 15

Fragment of 1 Corinthians 15 from Codex Sinaiticus

This chapter in Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth makes perhaps Paul’s clearest summary of Christian theology, but Paul’s views don’t match those of many Christians. [Read more...]

What Does the New Testament Say about Homosexuality?

Several passages from the New Testament are often cited to condemn homosexuality, but these sources undercut their own credibility. [Read more...]

Biblical Marriage: Not a Pretty Picture

Do the Bible and the Church make a clear and unambiguous declaration that marriage is between a man and a woman? Nope. Let’s celebrate marriage, but let’s not delude ourselves about how recent our view of marriage is. [Read more...]

500 Eyewitnesses to the Risen Christ? Not likely.

In 1 Cor. 15:6, Paul claims that 500 people saw Jesus risen after his crucifixion. This verse is popular among apologists who imagine this as strong evidence that the crucifixion is historical. However, this argument crumbles under scrutiny. [Read more...]


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