Tag Archives: Resurrection

Touch Me

In the face of Thomas’ distrust, Jesus answers doubt and fear with the deepest, most concrete, beautiful gift one human can give to another: touch. Continue reading

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A Physical Resurrection

Rationalism insists that resurrection is a Nice Idea, a symbol of life but not a physical reality (because that’s messy). But if Jesus didn’t physically rise, then the material world doesn’t matter, and that’s a bigger mess. Continue reading

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Going into Galilee

We treat the resurrection as a static (and sometimes irrelevent) point in life, forgetting that resurrection has a direction, and a goal. Continue reading

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That’s a Resurrection

Resurrection is a tough concept to get across. This may be a failure of imagination combined with forgetting classic movies. Karl Malden will help explain. Continue reading

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Breaking the Chains

We spiritualize resurrection into a grand philosophical notion, an etherial promise. But it is so much more, it is a door busting, chain breaking, fredom-in-life-today shaking of the foundations of our being. Continue reading

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Knowing the Way

We treat faith as an intellectual accomplishment and berate Thomas for not having enough of it, but the Psalmist shows us that faith is visceral, embodied, and experienced in breath and life. Continue reading

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