Was it OK to touch the risen Jesus before his ascension?
Jesus didn't let people touch him before his ascension.
Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended
to my Father. John 20:17
Jesus permitted people to touch him before his ascension.
And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met
them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and
worshipped him. Matthew 28:9
Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me. Luke 24:39
And after eight days again his disciples were within, and
Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in
the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. Then saith he to Thomas, Reach
hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and
thrust it into my side. John 20:26-27