Fundamentals of the Christian Faith in the Light of the Gospels
by Maulana Sadr-ud-Din
The Gospels Contradict Church Doctrine: Forty Days after Regaining Consciousness
The spear of the soldier had already set the blood in circulation, and the fresh air of the garden helped Jesus regain consciousness. He stayed in that room only for one day, and the next day, fearing his recapture and, therefore, disguising himself as a gardener, he left the place. He spent forty days in hiding in the neighbourhood during which period he would at times suddenly appear among his disciples and would slip away as suddenly from there (Luke, 24:31).