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Tag: Resurrection

The Politics of Scripture: Resurrection in Bits and Pieces (Luke 24:1-12 and 1 Cor 15:19-26)

That the resurrection is a beleaguered doctrine in North America and in Europe is hardly a new revelation. For all its technological wonders, modernity is uncomfortable with old-fashioned miracles. Pre-modern ways of talking about Jesus’ resurrection don’t translate easily for an audience that demands scientific corroboration and empirical evidence. As a result, Christianity has chastened and tamed this story in a number of ways.