The resurrection of Jesus by James OrrThe resurrection of Jesus by James Orr

The resurrection of Jesus

byJames Orr

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... presupposes, such an anointing--if anointing it was--as that described by St. John.1 Much less, surely, can it be held to exclude the intention, recorded in St. Mark and St. Luke, of the women to anoint--a circumstance probably left unnoticed because never carried into effect,2 or because soon overshadowed by greater events. The point is very immaterial as to when precisely the purchases of spices were made. The "internal probability," as Professor Lake would say, is that the purchases were commenced in the short space that remained before the Sabbath began, and were completed after the Sabbath ended. Most likely some women made purchases at one time, others at another. In stating, however, that " they returned, and prepared spices and ointments,"8 St. Luke is probably not intending to fix any precise time: perhaps had not the means of doing it. The next verse [" And on the Sabbath they rested, according to the commandment "] as the uev shows, and the R.V. correctly indicates, begins a new paragraph. With the narratives of the wonderful events of the Easter morning, which are next to be considered, 1 Ut supra, p. 61. 2 The reasons assigned by the critics are quite gratuitous. St. Matthew has in view, like the others, an anointing for burial (cf. the story of Mary of Bethany, chap. xxvi. 13. Strauss makes adroit use of this incident for his own purpose, New Life of Jesus, i. pp. 397-8). 3 Luke xxiii. 56. the core of the subject is reached. It is conceded on all hands that the Resurrection narratives present problems of exceptional interest and difficulty. It is not simply the so-called " discrepancies " in the narratives which create the problems. These, as said before, may prove to be of minor account. What are they all compared with the tremendous agreement in ...
Title:The resurrection of JesusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021763320X

ISBN - 13:9780217633208