Jesus’ Resurrection: Scholarly Defenses of its Historicity

Jesus’ Resurrection: Scholarly Defenses of its Historicity April 12, 2020

 

Easter: Myth, Hallucination, or History? (Edwin M. Yamauchi, 1974)

Was the Tomb Really Empty? (Robert H. Stein, 1977)

The Shroud of Turin and its Significance for Biblical Studies (Gary R. Habermas, 1981)

The Shroud of Turin: A Rejoinder to Basinger and Basinger (Gary R. Habermas, 1982)

Knowing that Jesus’ Resurrection Occurred: A Response to Stephen Davis (Gary R. Habermas, 1985)

Review of William Lane Craig’s Book, The Historical Argument for the Resurrection of Jesus During the Deist Controversy (Gary R. Habermas, 1988)

Resurrection Claims in Non-Christian Religions (Gary R. Habermas, 1989)

Jesus’ Resurrection and Contemporary Criticism (+ Part II) (Gary. R. Habermas, 1989 and 1990)

The Recent Evangelical Debate on the Bodily Resurrection of Jesus: A Review Article (Gary Habermas, 1990)

In Defense of the Resurrection (Norman L. Geisler, 1991)

The Disciples’ Inspection of the Empty Tomb (William Lane Craig, 1992)

Evidence for the Resurrection (Josh McDowell, 1992)

Evidence for the Resurrection of Christ (Peter Kreeft, 1994)

Refuting the Myth Theory: 6 Reasons Why the Resurrection Accounts are True (Peter Kreeft, 1994)

The F-E-A-T That Demonstrates the Fact of Resurrection (Hank Hanegraaff, 1998)

The Truth-And the Comfort-of the Resurrection (Gary R. Habermas, 2000)

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? (William Lane Craig vs. Marcus Borg, 2001)

Explaining Away Jesus’ Resurrection: The Recent Revival of Hallucination Theories (Gary R. Habermas, 2001)

The Late 20th-Century Resurgence of Naturalistic Responses to Jesus’ Resurrection (Gary R. Habermas, 2001)

Resurrection Research from 1975 to the Present: What are Critical Scholars Saying? (Gary R. Habermas, 2005)

Experiences of the Risen Jesus: The Foundational Historical Issue (Gary R. Habermas, 2006)

Debate: Is There Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus? (William Lane Craig vs. Bart Ehrman, March 2006)

Making the Case for the Resurrection at 36,000 Feet (Michael Licona, 2006)

Collapsing the House of Cards Over the “Lost Tomb of Jesus” (Paul L. Maier, 2007)

The Lost Tomb of Jesus: A Response to the Discovery-Channel Documentary Directed by James Cameron  (Gary R. Habermas, 2007)

Was Jesus Bodily Raised from the Dead? (William Lane Craig vs. James Crossley, 2007)

Resurrection of Jesus (William Lane Craig, 2007 [podcast] )

Dale Allison on the Resurrection of Jesus (William Lane Craig, 2007)

Dale Allisons’s Resurrection Skepticism: A Critique” A Review of Resurrecting Jesus: The Earliest Christian Tradition and its Interpreters.”  (Gary R. Habermas, 2008)

Old Testament Prophecies of Jesus’ Resurrection (William Lane Craig, 2008)

Easter: Part 2 (William Lane Craig, 2008)

‘Noli Me Tangere’: Why John Meier Won’t Touch The Risen Lord (William Lane Craig, 2009)

Hoax or History: Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? (William Lane Craig vs. Shabir Ally, 2009)

The Argument from Miracles: A Cumulative Case for the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth (Lydia & Timothy McGrew, 2009)

The Witness of the Pre-Pauline Tradition to the Empty Tomb (William Lane Craig, 2010)

Resurrected as Messiah: The Risen Christ as Prophet, Priest, and King (Gavin Ortlund, 2011)

Evidence for Jesus’ Resurrection (William Lane Craig, 2011 [+ video] )

The Minimal Facts Approach to the Resurrection of Jesus: The Role of Methodology as a Crucial Component in Establishing Historicity (Gary R. Habermas, 2012)

Resurrection (Gary Habermas, from Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, 2012)

Shroud of Turin (Gary Habermas, from Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization, 2012)

The Probability of the Resurrection of Jesus (Richard Swinburne, 2012)

How Do We Know Jesus Was Raised From the Dead? (William Lane Craig, 2013 [+ video] )

Eliminating the Impossible: Can a Scientist believe the Resurrection? (John Lennox, 2014)

The Resurrection of Jesus: A Clinical Review of Psychiatric Hypotheses for the Biblical Story of Easter (Joseph W. Bergeron & Gary Habermas, 2015)

A Recent Attempt to Disprove the Resurrection of Jesus and Supernatural Beliefs (Gary Habermas, 2018)

Two Questions on the Origin of the Disciples’ Belief in Jesus’ Resurrection (William Lane Craig, 2018)

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The Resurrection of Jesus: a Clinical Review of Psychiatric Hypotheses for the Biblical Story of Easter (Joseph W. Bergeron, M.D. & Gary R. Habermas)

Visions of Jesus: A Critical Assessment of Gerd Lüdemann’s Hallucination Hypothesis (William Lane Craig)

The Resurrection of Jesus (William Lane Craig)

Jesus’ Resurrection (William Lane Craig)

The Historicity of the Empty Tomb of Jesus (William Lane Craig)

The Guard at the Tomb (William Lane Craig)

The Bodily Resurrection of Jesus (William Lane Craig)

Forum on the Resurrection (William Lane Craig)

Reply to Evan Fales: On the Empty Tomb of Jesus (William Lane Craig)

Resurrection (Veritas Forum interviews William Lane Craig) [+ video] )

From Easter to Valentinus and the Apostles’ Creed Once More: A Critical Examination of James Robinson’s Proposed Resurrection Appearance Trajectories (William Lane Craig)

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Related Reading

Silly Atheist Arguments vs. the Resurrection & Miracles [2002]

Jesus’ “Three Days & Nights” in the Tomb: Contradiction? [10-31-06]

Dialogue w Atheist on Post-Resurrection “Contradictions” [1-26-11]

God: Historical Arguments (Copious Resources) [11-9-15]

Did Jesus Descend to Hell, Sheol, or Paradise After His Death? [National Catholic Register, 4-17-17]

Seidensticker Folly #15: Jesus’ Ascension: One or 40 Days? [9-10-18]

Seidensticker Folly #18: Resurrection “Contradictions”? [9-17-18]

Seidensticker Folly #31: Jesus’ Burial Spices Contradiction? [4-20-19]

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Photo credit: Christ’s Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection (1835), by Alexander Ivanov (1806-1858) [public domain / Wikimedia Commons]

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