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The Difference Easter Made

The difference Easter made George Weigel April 29, 2014 One of the striking things about the Easter and post-Easter narratives in the New Testament is that they are largely about incomprehension: which is to say that, in the canonical Gospels, the early Church admitted that it took some time for the first Christian believers to…

Mary Magdalene’s Journey out of Fear to Easter Faith

Mary Magdalene’s Journey out of Fear to Easter Faith As I have commented before, all the resurrection stories depict the Apostles and other disciples on a “journey” of sorts to understand the resurrection. A completely new reality was breaking into their world and challenging their understanding. Far from depicting the disciples as credulous, the texts…