A change in perception

Marty, Peter W.
April 1996
Christian Century;4/3/96, Vol. 113 Issue 11, p369
Analyzes the biblical account of Thomas the Twin's unbelief upon seeing the risen Christ. Contention that Thomas is an empiricist and not a doubter; Mistaken perception as the main cause of Thomas' sight problem; Blind people as the most common candidates for Jesus' healing in the synoptic narratives; People's reluctance to trust in the Lord whom they cannot see.


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