Many people think so.
Artwork in the 18th century reflected the growing skepticism towards miracles. Halos and angels began to gradually disappear. Only what can proved by reason or scientific experience can be trusted. While there is openness to spirituality, the bodily resurrection of Jesus is still a hard thing to swallow, even for many Christians.
It always has been, and understandably so.
The 1st Christians weren’t illiterate peasants who in 33 AD were so gullible that they didn’t know that corpses don’t rise from the dead. Mary Magdalene assumes that Jesus’ body was moved (John 20:15). Most people continued to believe that (Matthew 28:13-15). The disciples dismissed her story as nonsense (Luke 24:11).
Even when the disciples believed, skepticism persisted. Religious authorities were horrified by the idea (Acts 4:2). Greek intellectuals mocked Christians for believing it (Acts 17:32). Festus, the regional governor, thought people were insane for believing it (Acts 26:24).
One reason I believe the disciples’ claim about a bodily resurrection is their disbelief – and that of their critics. There was nothing to gain from preaching such a ridiculous message: they paid a terrible price when they proclaimed the resurrection. Most of the disciples suffered and died for their beliefs.
In the end, Peter challenges each one of us to “judge for yourselves” (Acts 4:19). Not just if the resurrection is believable, but if Jesus is a resurrected Lord and Savior. If we truly accept this, it should change everything about our lives, just like the original skeptics.
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