Archaeological & Topographical Evidence

stone jars    pilate inscription

(Left) Stone water jars from the time of Jesus Christ  (Right) Inscription with the name of
Pontius Pilate Source: Digging for Jesus, ITV, 2005  © Flame TV used by kind permission

Archaeological Evidence Supporting The Gospel Accounts

heel bone with nail

The heel bone of a crucified man named
Jehohannan with a Roman nail still through it
found in his ossuary in Jerusalem, 1968
Source: Digging For Jesus, ITV 2005,
©  Flame TV  used by kind permission 

Garden Tomb  

The Garden Tomb, Jerusalem  
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Types of Evidence for The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

There are two main kinds of evidence for the resurrection  -
•  Written records  both (a) Christian accounts in The Gospels & Epistles; and  (b) non Christian accounts eg Josephus, Pliny and The Qur'an
•  Archaeological & topographical evidence  eg inscriptions; artefacts; human remains; tombs

An Agnostic's Journey To Find The Risen Christ

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