By Fr. Jim Hogan March 25, 2016
What happened? No eyes witnessed the resurrection moment! Scholars do not agree, but the texts do! They were written for folks like us who believe Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!! The texts never describe the revival of his body. There are only witnesses of the “empty tomb” and the apparitions of the Risen One.
John weaves two experiences into this one text of our Easter gospel. There is the experience of “Mary.” There is the experience of “Peter and the other disciple.” They come to the tomb knowing Jesus was dead.
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