posted on May, 11 2011 @ 08:20 AM
reply to post by Blue_Jay33
Quick refutation: they went into the holy city
. There is no other way to render the Greek but to say that these risen bodies entered into
Jerusalem of their own free will.
They moved themselves into the holy city, so those post-hoc apologetics tend to fall apart. Sure, if they had just 'risen from their graves', it
might be feasible to state that it's a dramatic rendering of people being tossed out of their tombs in an earthquake. But they also entered into the
city and were seen by people. Oh, and it's only 'saints' or 'holy people'...this means that it would be an awfully
Oh, and of course Paul would ignore Matthew...it hadn't been written yet
. Paul's writings are the oldest texts in the Bible.
Again, post-hoc argument is post-hoc.