Re: Essay about errancy

From: Michael Roberts <>
Date: Wed Feb 04 2004 - 13:55:45 EST

I will respond by saying that I do not believe in a physical resurrection
but rather a bodily one. In that Jesus left behind an empty tomb as a
transformed body. I think Tom Wright would agree with me on that and it is
mpore accord with the New Testament than a physical one , which David
Jenkins Bish of Durham in the 80s rightly called a conjuring trick with

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From: "Ted Davis" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 6:40 PM
Subject: RE: Essay about errancy

> >>> "Gough, Joshua" <> 02/04/04 01:12PM >>>asks:
> But, that brings up one question a chemistry professor of mine raised
> once:
> For a resurrection to occur, where do the elements of the body come
> from?
> Ted replies:
> From the "same place" that the matter and energy for the whole universe
> came from--from the power of God, which raised Christ from the dead and (I
> hope) will also raise me. This isn't science, of course, it's faith. I'm
> happy with that.
> ted
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