James Hanvey SJ invites us to enter into the mystery and strangeness of the Resurrection to recognise God's love coming to meet us in the person of the Risen Christ.
The appearances of the risen Christ that we read about in Luke's Resurrection narrative and other New Testament accounts, point us beyond the disciples’ excitement to the joyful heart of our faith.
What does the account of the ‘descent of the Spirit’ in the Acts of the Apostles tell us about the place of the paschal mystery in the life of the Church? In part two of a study of the feast of Pentecost, Nicholas Lash explains that we cannot comprehend the sending of the Holy Spirit without recognising how it relates to the Easter event.
Thurs 20 May: Paul is involved in a dispute about resurrection. Gerald O’Collins SJ explains what the apostle tells us about early faith in the resurrection.
The evangelists' post-resurrection episodes all emphasise a different point: John's uses Thomas to tell us that the risen Jesus is the same person as the one who died on the cross.
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