From the April, 2005 issue of Touchstone
The Resurrection Accounts by Patrick Henry Reardon

The Resurrection Accounts

The Gospel stories of the Lord’s Resurrection, viewed from a historical perspective, are difficult to reconcile with one another. Indeed, the differences in detail among them are perhaps more extensive than in any other stories in the Gospels. Matthew and Mark, for instance, seem familiar with no apparitions of the risen Jesus to the apostles except in Galilee, while Luke and John describe such apparitions taking place in Jerusalem. Likewise, just how may angels were there at the empty tomb? And how many times did Jesus appear to Mary Magdalene? Such discrepancies are both numerous and perplexing.

I believe, however, that this inconsistency among the Resurrection reports, far from being an argument against their . . .


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