You have found the background guide to the larger book called Resurrection Shock: Did the Disciples Get It Right? This supplement gives you a set of resources to delve deeper into areas related to the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus.
- An archaeological index called "Found in the Ground" providing details with citations for major New Testament findings.- Alternative timelines for the week that Jesus dies and reportedly rises from the dead. - Cultural expectations about the afterlife in Jewish traditions.- Clashing interpretations of the Old Testament's most prominent messianic prophecy.- Assessments of purported gospels, epistles and other accounts that did not make it into the New Testament.- For the reliable sources for the resurrection narrative, overviews of authorship, basic content, interdependence or independence, along with dating estimates for their original compositions.
While all these resources aid resurrection research, they also come in handy for other explorations into the reality-altering, soul-stirring world of the first followers of Jesus.