Laying Osiris to Rest

from the ongoing “Gunning for God” discussion over at The Briefing, comes this brilliant summation from Martin Shields,

In the end the real question is why would the authors of the NT appeal to Egyptian mythology when there already existed Jewish notions of resurrection with which they and their readers would have had far greater familiarity?

Indeed, and with which the NT resurrection narratives and explanations have far greater resonance.

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