Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Sacred Theology (STM)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

Erich Kiehl

Scripture References in this Resource

Exodus 3:6; 1 Corinthians 15:20; Matthew 16:21; Mark 8:31; Luke 9:22; Matthew 22:23-33; Mark 12:18-27; Luke 20:27-38; Matthew 3:7; Acts 5:17; Luke 10:25-37; Leviticus 21:1-3; Luke 21:3-4; Mark 12:43-44; Luke 16:14-31; Acts 23:12-14; Matthew 3:7; Matthew 16:1-12; Acts 4:1; Acts 5:17; Acts 23:6-9; Mark 2:16; Mark 7:5; Luke 5:30; Matthew 21:45; John 7:32; Mark 14:53; Luke 22:2; Acts 4:5; 23; Acts 22:30


The purpose of this investigation, therefore, is to take a closer look at the pericope as presented by the Synoptic writers, in order to ascertain if these disparaging comments (and others like them) are warranted. In essence, this thesis is a defense of the view which holds that Jesus' answer to the Sadducees' question was a direct and explicit proof of the resurrection of the dead.

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