Jesus' Resurrection and Apparitions

A Bayesian Analysis

By Jake O'Connell

Jesus' Resurrection and Apparitions

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  • Pages: 290
  • Publication Date: 11/3/2016
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Jesus' Resurrection and Apparitions

A Bayesian Analysis

By Jake O'Connell

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781498225595
  • Pages: 290
  • Publication Date: 11/3/2016
  • Retail Price: $35.00
Web Price: $28.00
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  • ISBN: 9781498225595
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  • Publication Date: 11/3/2016
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About-

Did Jesus rise physically from the dead, or did he rise as a real, non-bodily apparition, like those reported in the parapsychological literature? In this book, which is the first book-length examination of the question in over fifty years, Jake O'Connell argues in favor of the physical resurrection hypothesis. In order to do so, he employs Bayes' Theorem, a mathematical theorem which encapsulates the way humans think when they analyze the probability of a hypothesis. In addition, he provides a thorough overview of the evidence for the reality of apparitions of the dead.

Endorsements & Reviews-

"Jake O'Connell has done a favor for contemporary scholarship in his examination of a few key alternative approaches that question the facticity of Jesus' resurrection. His vigilant research into seldom-discussed but significant challenges to this event makes this work the sort of investigation that belongs on the shelf of careful researchers."
--Gary R. Habermas, Distinguished Research Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Theology, Liberty University

"This is a very interesting book, well presented and correctly using Bayes' rule for the probability calculations therein."
--Richard A. Levine, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, San Diego State University

Contributors-

Jake O'Connell

Bio(s)-

Jake H. O'Connell is an independent scholar living in MA. He has published articles in various scholarly journals, including Heythrop Journal, Philosophy and Theology, and Tyndale Bulletin.

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