Christian Apologetics UK: Chronological Snobbery and the Resurrection of Jesus

The first paragraph of Jonathan McLatchie’s post:

When discussing the historical basis for the resurrection, one often encounters a popular misconception that the ancient world was far more gullible about claims of resurrection than people are today. This common presumption amounts to what C.S. Lewis called “chronological snobbery.” People imagine that, while our post-enlightenment modern world treats claims of resurrection with doubt and skepticism, the ancient world — being full of superstition and credulity abut the supernatural — would have been poised to accept such a claim.

via Christian Apologetics UK: Chronological Snobbery and the Resurrection of Jesus.

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