Jesus’ risen, mutilated body

The Christian Century, September 3, 2019

In Luke’s postresurrection appearances, the disciples have to reckon with the traumatic somatic.

Almost 65 years ago, Mamie Till-Mobley decided to have an open casket at the funeral of her murdered son Emmett Till. Weeks before, this young mother from the south side of Chicago had sent her 14-year-old son on a train to Money, Mississippi, to visit relatives. For allegedly whistling at a white woman, Till was abducted, beaten, shot in the head, and dumped in a river. His body was discovered three days later….

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