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Resurrection of Jesus Christ
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The crucifixion (Cross/Crucifixion) and resurrection of Jesus Christ remain the prime focal point of the Christian faith. The resurrection of Christ in particular continues to exercise a powerful draw in modern theological debate (see the summary in Thiessen, 2009; primarily a survey of Protestant theologians) and in the critique of Christianity by individuals who deny the historicity or reality of the resurrection (e.g. Lüdemann, 2002; Miller, 2015).

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Granger Cook, John, “Resurrection of Jesus Christ”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 02 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00002960>
First published online: 2018



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