The Resurrection Bias

Sacred Spaces 484 – I want to share this thought with you this week. (The honest interview with the church will resume soon)

Of Colours and Discovery

I was thinking recently how in these modern times on the faith in Jesus journey we have this resurrection bias.

We look at the disciples who hid away in terror after the crucifixion of Jesus.  They were filled with confusion and fear.  What was going to happen?  He said he would be raised from the dead.  Is that even possible?

We as modern readers – want to point fingers and judge them for having little faith.  And entertaining doubt and worry.  But that don’t have the luxury of what we have:

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We KNOW the full story. We can just TURN OVER THE PAGE, literally.  And know that there is RESURRECTION!

Some modern followers of Jesus stay fixated on the crucifixion.
Perhaps they need to move forward to the resurrection.

And there is possible something in that in how we approach people who don’t believe in God. Maybe they…

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