It is difficult to maintain that Jesus rising from the dead is a myth, legend or an invention. The evidence contradicts this: the gospels were written within a generation of his death and there are (admittedly disputed) non-Christian sources.
1. The change in the disciples.
2. Jesus first appeared to women
3. The change in a day of rest from the Sabbath to a Sunday
4. Church history
5. Personal experiences
- Biblicalstudies.org resources
- Gary Habermas
- William Lane Craig Contemporary Scholarship and the Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
- Josh McDowell Evidence for the Resurrection
- Frank Morison Who Moved the Stone?
- N. T. Wright Resurrection and the Son of God
- Edwin Yamauchi Easter: Myth, Hallucination, or History?
- Infidels.org (approximately 40 online articles)
- Paul Copan and Ronald Tacelli (eds) Jesus' Resurrection: Fact or Figment? - A Debate Between William Lane Craig and Gerd Ludemann
- Gary Habermas and Antony Flew Did Jesus Rise From the Dead? The Resurrection Debate
- Wright v Crossan The Resurrection of Jesus: John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright in Dialogue