The Historical Evidence for Jesus’ Resurrection

Max Baker-Hytch and Calum Miller join Cameron Bertuzzi on the Capturing Christianity podcast, for a deep dive into the historical evidence for the resurrection of Jesus.

Credit: Capturing Christianity, Jan 2020

0:00 – Cameron sips coffee + Welcome
1:12 – Introduction of Dr. Calum Miller
5:16 – Introduction of Dr. Max Baker-Hytch
7:19 – Faith Journeys + Prior Probability
14:52 – Resource Recommendations
18:20 – Prolegomena to the Evidence
29:37 – Approaches to Arguing for the Resurrection
41:03 – The Idea of Resurrection in the First Century
45:35 – A “Spiritual” Resurrection?
51:49 – Sources for the Resurrection: 1 Cor 15
1:03:41 – The Importance of Burial Rituals
1:10:32 – The Historical Joseph of Arimathea
1:21:46 – Jesus’ Burial Site
1:32:51 – The Empty Tomb
1:37:23 – The Testimony of Women
1:44:23 – Summary of the Burial Accounts of Jesus
1:48:43 – Pliny the Younger on the Early Christians
1:53:56 – Eye Witnesses + James + Paul + Apostles
2:01:32 – Embellishment + Mary Magdalene + Summary of Sources and Witnesses
2:05:07 – Alternative Theories on the Resurrection + “The Disciples Lied” Theory
2:09:40 – “Wrong Tomb” Theory
2:11:49 – “Swoon” (Apparent Death) Theory
2:16:47 – “Hallucination” or “Grief Hypothesis” Theory
2:35:00 – Bayes Factor + Weighing the Evidence for Resurrection
2:55:20 – Worst Objections to the Resurrection Hypothesis
2:58:03 – Summary of All of the Evidence for the Resurrection
3:11:07 – Their New Book on the New Testament

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