Resurrection Logic: Dying and Rising Gods
In part two Bruce Chilton, Bernard Iddings Professor of Religion at Bard College (New York), continues his conversation with David Capes about elements of his book, Resurrection Logic: How Jesus’ First Followers Believed God Raised Him from the Dead (Baylor University Press, 2019). How does the resurrection of Jesus compare with ancient myths about the dying and rising gods? What does Paul say about what it means to be human? How does the Jesus’ resurrection call forth a new humanity and a new creation?