If we are to affirm that Jesus is truly Emmanuel (the presence of the unconditionally loving God with us), then we will need some sign of His Divine authority and power, so that we can know through both our hearts and minds whether he is more than an unconditionally loving man -- and is really the unconditionally loving God with us. For many scholars the resurrection is the central proof that Jesus is God. In this article Father Spitzer probes the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection by looking at several key areas through the lens of historical criteria.
Formerly a marketing and product executive for early stage technology companies, Joseph G. Miller made the transition to full time Catholic evangelization in 2007. Prior to joining Magis he served as a vice president and board member for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). With Magis, Joe leads the organization’s digital outreach. He also serves on the Magis Center’s Board of Directors, He holds a Master of Arts in Philosophy from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, CT and a Master of Arts in Theology from Notre Dame Graduate School in Alexandria, VA.