A pivotal contribution to the history of apologetics.
Gary Habermas has spent a career defending the historicity and truthfulness of the resurrection of Jesus. But his earliest writing on Jesus’ resurrection has been unavailable to the broader public, until now.
In Risen Indeed: A Historical Investigation Into the Resurrection of Jesus, readers will encounter Gary Habermas’ foundational research into the historicity of the resurrection. With a new, extensive, introductory essay on contemporary scholarship regarding the resurrection, Habermas shows how the questions surrounding the historicity of the resurrection and arguments raised by critics are perennially important for Christian faith.
Gary Habermas is the preeminent scholar on the matter of the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus, having researched it for six decades! Now, for the first time, his doctoral dissertation is available for all to read and presents in detail what has come to be known as the “minimal facts approach.” Without a doubt, this is one of the strongest and most compelling approaches to contending for the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection. Until his magnum opus is published, this book is the best source to learn Habermas’ famous approach.
—Michael Licona, Houston Baptist University
Gary R. Habermas is Distinguished Research Professor and chair of the department of philosophy at Liberty University. He is a foremost apologist on the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection and has authored and coauthored over forty books, including The Historical Jesus and The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus (with Michael R. Licona).