How Well Do the Christian Claims About Easter Hold Up?

How Well Do the Christian Claims About Easter Hold Up? April 5, 2015

Easter resurrection crucifixionThe religious side of the Easter story has a number of elements—the crucifixion, the resurrection, women at the tomb as an argument in favor of the truth of the story, the Shroud of Turin (the burial cloth of Jesus), and Paul’s claim that 500 people saw Jesus after his resurrection. I’ve written about these topic in the posts below.

This was only the first of many occasions
in which I came to find that the holding of religious belief
proved an obstacle to the impartial evaluation of evidence.
— Michael Goulder

Image credit: Hartwig HKD, flickr, CC

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