Different people have different reations to the resurrection of Jesus – ranging from “Wow!” through “Yeah, right” to “So what?” and everything inbetween. It was the same in Jesus’ day. Some people believed immediately, some took more convincing. Some saw the miracles, ate the bread and went back to their day jobs, some people were … More Resurrection? So what? – John 20:19-31
I like Thomas. I too am a sceptic. I’m about a sciency and rational as you can get. And I am currently studying theology.
Isn’t that a bit … well … inconsistent?
Sometimes we make a big deal about Jesus’ greeting in verse 19, as if he were dispensing a tangible dollop of concord on his disciples. But ‘peace be with you’ was simply the standard greeting back then. Still is in many places. … More John 20:19-31