“Polly wants a cracker! Or else!”
I’m none of the above. I’m judging scripture by its own internal merits. Since you’re judging it from blind belief, we will never agree.
I’ll admit my memory probably added the “moving the stone with difficulty”. Other than that your only point is that these events all happened out of order. Possible, but unlikely. They knew they were recording the most important events of their lives and should have been attempting to be very accurate instead of relying on a document written by someone else. Richard is right; there shouldn’t be so much disagreement. And it’s very strange that Mary Magdalene didn’t recognize a man she had been very close to for a long time.
And one must always follow tradition.
Was it a dream about you being murdered?
Emily would spend hours filling up her diary with “Mrs Emily Clooney”.
Great. Now Tarzan has to throw him off the cliff, too.
A really wise man will say “No one knows.”
That is a genuine crisis.
I’ve seen couples work with bigger differences. Just hit her with the baguette and drag her back to your cave.