Who Moved the Stone? - Chapter 8: Between Sunset and Dawn Summary & Analysis

Albert Henry Ross
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Chapter 8: Between Sunset and Dawn Summary and Analysis

There was speculation that the disciples stole Jesus' body. There are no modern day theologians who ascribe to that scenario. The character of the apostles would not have allowed this to occur or to lie about it if it somehow did occur. There were six possible approaches to the empty grave - four assume the missing body to be a historical fact and two others take the position that the women were mistaken or they lied. The six scenarios were: 1) Joseph of Arimathea moved the body to a more desirable location; 2) the Romans ordered the body to be moved; 3) Jewish authorities ordered the body moved so that the tomb would not be venerated as the grave of a martyr; 4) Jesus was not really dead when he was placed in the tomb and recovered...

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