Was Christ subject to any physical laws after the resurrection? In the video below, Father Robert Spitzer explains the transcendent body of the resurrected Christ.
In his writings on the Eucharist, Fr. Spitzer reminds us that a Eucharistic miracle occurs everyday, at every holy mass across the world, when the substance of bread and wine is transformed into the substance of Jesus’ body and blood.
A true Eucharistic miracle occurs at every holy mass when the substance of the bread is transformed into the substance of Jesus’ body and the substance of the wine is transformed into the substance of His blood.
Last year, George Weigel’s Wall Street Journal article, “The Easter Effect,” provided an instructive glimpse of the first Christians’ response to encounters with Jesus in His glorified, resurrected body.
You may have seen on occasion provocative claims about the “historical” Jesus, usually purporting to demonstrate why traditional belief is incorrect.
As a Baptist taking tentative steps toward the Catholic Church, the first theological domino to fall, for me, was two thousand years of consistent, adamant, historical Church teaching on the Eucharist.
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.