Could the ethics of the Christian faith be yet another obstacle it had to overcome in the ancient world?
The ancients didn’t take too fondly to the new religion, but what often goes without being said is that the new religion was rejected, in part, on account of its very novelty.
How could the place of Christ’s birth be a valuable piece of evidence for the historicity of His resurrection?
How was the crucifixion of Jesus Christ looked upon in the 1st century?
Was the Christian movement well received and respected by its social peers? If not, how did it survive?
What purpose did Paul have in mentioning the 500 witnesses in 1 Corinthians 15? Do we have any reason to believe these people ever existed?
If Jesus teaches that a house divided against itself cannot stand, how can the non-believers mention Matthew 17:22 perform miracles and cast out demons?
Could the rise of Christianity be explained by a supposed evil twin who had impersonated Jesus following His crucifixion? Is this a viable theory or a disastrous rationale?
Can the rise of Christianity be explained by the occurrence of hallucinations? Were the disciples only seeing things that weren’t really there?
Can the rise of Christianity be explained by the spread of a lie? Is the Christian faith nothing more than an elaborate conspiracy?
How do we explain the rise of Christianity? Was it a hoax perpetrated by the disciples or the persuasive charms of a charismatic leader?
Were there really guards set to watch the tomb of Jesus or was their existence invented as a cover-up?
Could the empty tomb of the Gospels be the result of an unfortunate mistake? Perhaps Jesus’s burial in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea was merely temporary?
Some critics have raised the objection that Jesus’ appearance to the apostle Paul on Damascus Road was purely spiritual or visionary in nature. Does this mean Christ’s Resurrection appearances in the Gospels were spiritual also?
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the centrepiece of Christianity. We can posit, with a number of arguments, that a god can theoretically exist, but the Resurrection of Jesus is what takes us to Christianity. Can the Resurrection be historically proven beyond a reasonable doubt, or is our faith nothing more than baseless superstition? Let’s begin our look into the most important historical investigation of all-time.