Book Review: The Resurrection Fact – Responding to Modern Critics

Title: The Resurrection Fact: Responding to Modern Critics Edited by: John J. Bombaro & Adam S. Francisco Publisher: NRP Books (August 21, 2016) Language: English Formats: Paperback, Kindle Pages: 248 In The Resurrection Fact, eight authors take on various modern skeptic thoughts that contradict a literal risen Christ. These skeptics include Robert Price, Bart Ehrman, John Dominic Crossan, Michael L. Martin, Matthew McCormick, Jonathan Mumme, and Gerd Lüdemann. Some of the arguments against a risen Christ I have heard before, and a few I had not, but all were handled in exemplary fashion. The book is well-written and a relatively quick read, at least if the reader has a reasonable familiarity with theology and theological terms. I believe the third chapter was the one I found the most technically challenging in terms of vocabulary, and that also contained the counter-resurrection arguments with which I was least familiar. Perhaps the biggest complaint … Keep reading!