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The Risen Jesus podcast with Dr. Mike Licona equips people to have a deeper understanding of the Gospel, history, and New Testament studies.

Risen Jesus Mike Licona

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The Risen Jesus podcast with Dr. Mike Licona equips people to have a deeper understanding of the Gospel, history, and New Testament studies.

    S6E10 - The Empty Tomb

    S6E10 - The Empty Tomb

    In this season finales to season 6 of the Risen Jesus Podcast, Mike Licona and Kurt Jaros discuss the evidence of the empty tomb, alternative theories to resurrection, and the timeline of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.

    [0:00] Intro
    [1:19] Why the Empty Tomb is Important
    [2:08] Scholars who Object to the Empty Tomb
    [3:53] Alternatives to the Empty Tomb
    [7:10] Empty Tomb as Historical Bedrock
    [11:10] Guards Being Placed at the Tomb
    [15:22] The timeline for the Crucifixion and Resurrection
    [22:14] Viewer Question: What are your thoughts on Dr. Andrew Loke’s work on the Resurrection?
    [23:09] Viewer Question: What do you think about historical critical method?

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
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    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
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    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

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    • 28 min
    S6E9 - James

    S6E9 - James

    James, the brother of Jesus, helps to provide to us with significant data regarding the ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Dr. Licona unpacks several key passages in this episode relating to James.

    [0:00] Intro
    [0:40] Why James is Important
    [2:12] Mark 3:20-21
    [5:59] Different Interpretations of Mark 3:20-21
    [9:43] John 7:1-5
    [12:12] John 15:18-19
    [13:16] John 19:26-27
    [17:25] A Note on James’ Conversation
    [18:20] James as Historical Bedrock
    [21:30] Viewer Question: What do you think about Dale Allison’s new book? How do you agree/disagree?
    [29:20] Outro

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
    Buy "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus": https://amzn.to/38vTfNU
    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
    Buy "Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?": https://amzn.to/36dzc5C

    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

    Make a tax deductible contribution as allowed by law by going to Mike's secured web site: https://www.risenjesus.com/donate

    • 29 min
    S6E8 - Paul on the Resurrection - Part 2

    S6E8 - Paul on the Resurrection - Part 2

    We conclude our mini-series on Paul's thoughts about the resurrection in his letters. Dr Licona walks us through letters that are undisputed writings of Paul, some that are disputed, and some more words that change meaning depending on who you talk to. Tune in!

    [0:00] Intro
    [0:59] Philippians 3:21
    [2:33] Disputed vs Undisputed Letters of Paul
    [4:43] Colossians 2:9
    [5:33] 2 Corinthians 5:1-3
    [14:20] 1 Corinthians 15:12-27
    [16:34] A Recap: Why is Paul so Important?
    [20:13] Viewer Question: Strongest Argument Against the Resurrection
    [24:16] Outro

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
    Buy "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus": https://amzn.to/38vTfNU
    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
    Buy "Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?": https://amzn.to/36dzc5C

    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

    Make a tax deductible contribution as allowed by law by going to Mike's secured web site: https://www.risenjesus.com/donate

    • 25 min
    S6E7 - Paul's Thoughts on His Conversion and Our Resurrection

    S6E7 - Paul's Thoughts on His Conversion and Our Resurrection

    We continue our discussion from the last episode by doing a word study on biblical writing concerning Paul's conversion story and his thoughts on the future resurrection. Did they differ from the teachings of Christianity at the time? Mike Licona guides us through the text on this issues.

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
    Buy "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus": https://amzn.to/38vTfNU
    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
    Buy "Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?": https://amzn.to/36dzc5C

    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

    Make a tax deductible contribution as allowed by law by going to Mike's secured web site: https://www.risenjesus.com/donate

    • 31 min
    S6E6 - Jesus Appears to Paul

    S6E6 - Jesus Appears to Paul

    Paul's eyewitness account of Jesus provide us with some of the most compelling evidence within the historical bedrock. Dr. Licona unpacks these appearances from Paul's writings.

    [0:00] Intro
    [1:04] The Reasons Paul Relates to Historical Bedrock
    [5:13] Saul VS Paul
    [6:29] Paul as Eyewitness
    [9:45] Paul’s Revelation
    [12:54] The Son Revealed IN Paul
    [15:43] “Last of all…he appeared also to me”
    [21:23] 2 Corinthians 4:6
    [24:05] 2 Corinthians 12:2-4
    [27:04] Viewer Question: What scripture is Paul referring to in the creed in 1 Corinthians 15?

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
    Buy "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus": https://amzn.to/38vTfNU
    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
    Buy "Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?": https://amzn.to/36dzc5C

    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

    Make a tax deductible contribution as allowed by law by going to Mike's secured web site: https://www.risenjesus.com/donate

    • 32 min
    S6E5 - Postmortem Appearances

    S6E5 - Postmortem Appearances

    Christianity claims that Jesus Christ appeared after his death and resurrection to several parties. Dr. Licona explores the data set we have concerning that claim.

    [0:00] Intro
    [1:40] The Earliest Report of Christ’s Postmortem Appearances
    [2:42] The Kind of Appearance Paul is Talking About
    [6:10] The Resurrection Appearances in Mark
    [9:19] The Gardner & the Women
    [13:44] The Emmaus Road Experience
    [16:07] Alternate Theory on Cleopas from the Emmaus Road
    [18:44] Those Who Doubted
    [23:00] Other Postmortem Appearances to the Disciples
    [28:24] The Eyewitnesses Claiming that Jesus Appeared to Them
    [30:19] Outro

    Mike Licona is associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University. HBU offers an accredited Master of Arts degree in apologetics that may be completed entirely online or on the HBU campus in Houston. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Wlej6Z. You can also earn a Master of Divinity degree that can be completed entirely online at https://bit.ly/3po5uEX.

    WEBSITE: https://www.risenjesus.com
    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.li...
    TWITTER: https://twitter.com/michaellicona
    Buy "The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus": https://amzn.to/38vTfNU
    Buy "The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach": https://amzn.to/2NOOZkT
    Buy "Paul Meets Muhammad": https://amzn.to/2RdEFoB
    Buy "Why Are There Differences in the Gospels?": https://amzn.to/36dzc5C

    If you like Mike's work, become a patron by visiting his new Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/RisenJesus

    Make a tax deductible contribution as allowed by law by going to Mike's secured web site: https://www.risenjesus.com/donate

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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BostonChristianfan ,

Great and educational podcast

Can’t wait for the next season!

Carter_Jacobs ,

The answer to your existential crisis.

This podcast and the writings of Dr. Licona are the reason I believe in Jesus’ resurrection.

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Thanks Doc!!

So glad that you started this venture!! Dr. Mike Licona is a fantastic scholar and presenter of the Gospel!!

Thank you for everything you do to spread the faith!!

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