Were early Christians were saying “Jesus resurrected”?

  • Question

    Regarldess of how one defines "resurrection" (Greek: anastasis), where early Christias—i.e. believers in c. AD 30—publically maintaining that Jesus really died and afterwards was eschatologically raised from the dead (where by eschatological resurrection we mean to refer to the basic kind of resurrection Jews anticipated for all humans at the end of history).

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  • 1st Christians suddenly deemed Sunday special

    The first Christians felt something very theologically significant happened on a Sunday (“The First day of the week”).

    This is relevant because absent some significant inciting event (like belief that Christianity's central event—Jesus' resurrection—took place on that day), nothing would've lead them to judge it so theologically significant.