Is the resurrection of Jesus Christ just a myth or fact?
Jeff Jasko Pittsburgh Standard Jeff Jasko Pittsburgh Standard Is the resurrection of Jesus, the greatest feat or a gargantuan fraud? Did Jesus Christ actually exist? If he did, is it reasonable to believe that he rose from the dead? Is there any historical evidence to support such a momentous claim? Where do we start when searching for evidence? Considering that the New Testament (NT) is the source of many Christians belief in the life and supposed resurrection of Jesus, it seems logical to start our search there. However, an immediate question is, Why should we believe what the NT says? In order to answer that, we must examine its historical reliability. When examining the reliability of any ancient document, an important test to consider is the bibliographic test, which determines the quantity of manuscripts and also the time span between the original documents and our earliest copies. The more copies, the better able we are to work back to the original. The closer the time span betw