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Imagining the Lectionary: He has risen – explanation mark or question

Reflection accompanying image “He has risen

What punctuation should we put around the Easter event Jesus dies; and in a breathtaking step-change of cognitive reframing his disciples come to grasp the eternal significance of his life as the risen, cosmic Christ. In so doing the spiritual dimension of their reality undergoes a decisive paradigm shift. Their understanding of God's relationship to them and to their rabbi Jesus, and of their own relationship to the world is 'resurrected' too. During that first Easter everything changes and something dramatically new comes to life within their faith outlook.

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