Was the AD 30 Jerusalem church saying that Jesus visited the traditional witnesses?

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  • E.g. 1st church said: “Jesus visited Mary”

      From AD 30 to AD 70 (its destruction), the Jerusalem church was saying that the risen Jesus appeared to the Easter women—including Mary Magdalene. A full page will analyze 5 evidences:
      • Mary is the first witness in all resurrection accounts.
      • Mt 28 & Jn 20 independently attest to it.
      • Gospels (biographies) endorse it.
      • Liars’d dislike saying Mary got the first Jesus-visit.
      • Mary etc. were saying “Jesus appeared to us!”.
      This is relevant because it is a straightforward example of a traditional witness-appearance that the 1st church was attesting to.

      But no, plausibly...
      • This Christophany is actually just an evolved angelophany.
      • Mary is absent in sources that would’ve mention her.

  • E.g. 1st church said: “Jesus appeared to Peter”

      Since AD 30, the Jerusalem church was saying that the risen Jesus appeared individually to Peter, prior to vising all the apostles. A forthcoming page will analyze 3 evidences:
      • 1st church circulated the 1 Cor 15 creed.
      • Lk inherited Lk 24:33-34.
      • Peter was saying, “Jesus privately appeared to me!”.
      This is relevant because it is a straightforward example.

  • 1st church said: “Jesus visited the 12”

      The AD 30 Jerusalem church was proclaiming that Jesus appeared to “the 12 (apostles)”. A full page at /jerusalem-church/say/jesus/rise/appear/to-12-apostles will analyze 4 evidences:
      • The Acts 2-3 speeches traces to c. AD 30 Jerusalem.
      • The 1st church circulated the 1 Cor 15 creed.
      • Peter visited/knew the Corinthians.
      • The 12 were saying “Jesus appeared to us!”

  • E.g. 1st church says, “Jesus appeared to James”

      The AD 30 Jerusalem church was teaching that Jesus appeared to “the 500” brethren. A full page at /jerusalem-church/say/jesus/rise/appear/to-james will analyze 3 evidences:
      • 1st church circulated 1 Cor 15 creed
      • The 1st church quickly made James its leader.
      • James was saying “Jesus appeared to me!”

  • E.g. 1st church says, “Jesus appeared to the 500”

      The AD 30 Jerusalem church was publicly insisting that Jesus appeared to “the 500 brethren at once”. A full page at /jerusalem-church/say/jesus/rise/appear/to-500-brethren will debate 2 evidences:
      • 1 Cor 15:6's “to the 500” is primitive-creedal.
      • The 500 were saying “Jesus appeared to us”
      This is relevant becase it's an example of a Jesus-appearance to a traditional group of witnesses which the Jerusalem church was proclaiming.

  • Traditional witnesses were saying “Jesus appeared to me/us”

      Soon after Jesus’s crucifixion, traditional witnesses (individuals and/or groups) were testifying that Jesus appeared to them alive from the dead. This https://beliefmap.org/witnesses/say/jesus/resurrect/appear-to-witnesses debates 7 examples/evidences:
      • E.g. “He visited us!” says Mary & women.
      • E.g. “He visited us!” says Cleopas & co.
      • [E.g. “He appeared to me!” says Peter.
      • E.g. “He visited us!” say ‘the 12’ apostles.
      • E.g. “He visited us!”say ‘The 500’.
      • E.g. “He appeared to me!” says James.
      • E.g. “He visited us!” say Acts 1 competitors.
      • E.g. “He appeared to me!” says Paul.
      • Christians didn’t fabricate the visit-accounts.
      • The gospels relayed witness testimony.
      • Within 1 week, (x,y,z) all say “he rose!”.
      • Within 6 weeks, tons (over 100?) say “he rose!”
      This is relevant because the Jerusalem church in AD 30 was well-poised to know Jesus bio (i.e. so they’d know of these persons and naturally list them as witnesses of the risen Jesus).

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