Resurrection Argument

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info.gif Resurrection Argument: An argument for theism from the miracle of the bodily resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. For example, Timothy and Lydia McGrew argue “that there is significant positive evidence for R [the resurrection of Jesus]” and that “the probability that God exists is higher if there is significant independent evidence that Jesus rose from the dead than if there is no such evidence, and this is true because the probability that the resurrection took place is virtually nil if there is no God and higher if there is.”

McGrew, T.J., & McGrew, L. (2009). The Argument from Miracles: A Cumulative Case for the Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. In W.L. Craig and J.P. Moreland (Eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Natural Theology (pp. 593-662). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell