Posts from March 2015

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The Witnesses to the Resurrection #1

by Douglas Quenzer

…that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, and He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He appeared to Cephas, then to the Twelve.” (1 Corinthians 15:5). “Cephas” is the Aramaic word for “Peter” which means rock.  This is interesting because it may […]

Important Repetitions in the Resurrection Tradition

by Douglas Quenzer

The last post noted that 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 is most likely the earliest Christian traditional summary of the gospel and the resurrection appearances of Christ.  Whenever something is repeated it is important.  The words “according to the Scriptures” and “appeared” are then very significant.  The scriptures that Paul is refering to is the Old Testament. […]

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