Grammars of Resurrection: A Christian Theology of Presence and Absence

I once had a fight with a more evangelical friend about the nature of resurrection. He would go to the mat for the bodily resurrection of Jesus. I agreed. And he was equally adamant that we will not be bodily raised. “How could it possibly make sense?” he asked, amid references to Night of the Living Dead and Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The good news is that our souls go to heaven. Nothing more.

 

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