Metacrock wrote:that's nonsense,you have to way of proving that,
It is too long ago to prove anything, but the evidence points to the authors of Mark and Peter, the two earliest gospel authors, believing Jesus was sighted in Galilee, and not in Jerusalem.
(1) you are makimng fundamentalist assumption of inerrency, concussion and contradiction i=between two gospels doesn ot invalidate all four, nor does it invalidate the major issue of the resurrection itself.
It shows the story developed, and new stories were accepted into the canon hat were not originally part opf the narrative. If the Jerusalem sightings were later additions, then it certainly makes us wonder what were the ealier additions to the original.
(2) read my harmony, It;s three pages ech linked to the other.
They are about the finding of the tomb; I am talking about what happened directly after that..
I don't understande your point about going to Galellee
Mark and Peter indicate thart Jesus was going to meet the disciples in Galilee.
no contradiction, First at his arrest he says when I am risen I;ll meet you in Galilee, then after he;s risen the angel says he;s gone to Galilee that is consistent,
It is consistent within Mark. However, that is not consistent with the later gospels, which claim sighting in Jerusalem. Sighting in Jerusalem after Jesus was seen in Galilee would be okay; neither Peter nor Mark indicate what happened after Galilee. But both indicate Jesus was first seen in Galilee, and Peter indicates this was after the disciples had gone back to their old lives.
What I suggest happened was the after Jesus was arrested, the disciples fled Jerusalem, afraid they too would be arrested, as predicted in Mark 14. They returned to their old lives, and for Peter, that was fishing in the Sea of Galilee. Whilst there, he saw something he believed to be Jesus. Later others saw it too.
If you read Mark 15, Peter and 1 Corinthians 15, this fits all three.
We can also see an echo of this in John 21. Reading it, we have to wonder, what were the apostles doing going fishing in Galilee, having seen Jesus resurrected in Jerusalem? Why were they not out preaching the good news? The answer is, I suggest, that this is the original sighting, preserved somehow, and then tacked on to the end of the heavily embellished story.