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The Crucifixion of Jesus Explained

The Crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth remains one of the most significant and polarizing events in world history, as explained by Faith Beyond Belief. The final 12 hours of Jesus' life are referred to collectively as the Passion. These fateful hours, including his trial, suffering, and death, have been depicted theatrically at Easter time since the Middle Ages through Passion plays, according to Britannica. Mel Gibson translated this tradition into a modern context...

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    The Crucifixion Of Jesus Explained

    The Crucifixion Of Jesus Explained

    The Crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth remains one of the most significant and polarizing events in world history, as explained by Faith Beyond Belief. The final 12 hours of Jesus' life are referred to collectively as the Passion. These fateful hours, including his trial, suffering, and death, have been depicted theatrically at Easter time since the Middle Ages...

    This Is What Jesus Might Have Eaten At The Last Supper

    This Is What Jesus Might Have Eaten At The Last Supper

    One of the most iconic paintings of the High Renaissance period is Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper" (pictured above). The painting is renowned for its painter's mastery of perspective, the subtleties of human emotion depicted in the faces of the subjects, and possibly hidden meanings and secret codes. Beyond the painting, the Last Supper itself...

    History Of Crucifixion Explained

    History Of Crucifixion Explained

    Arguably, no other symbol has become as strongly associated with the world's largest religion as the cross. In his book "Christianity: An Introduction," theologian Alister McGrath called it "the universally acknowledged symbol of the Christian faith." This isn't surprising, considering how the faith bases its tenets on the life and teachings of history's most famous...

    Messed Up Things In The Roman Empire

    Messed Up Things In The Roman Empire

    For almost 1,500 years, the Roman Empire romped all over the political and military landscape of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. While the last thousand years of its existence may have been shouldered by the so-called Eastern Roman Empire (better known as the Byzantine Empire), Rome arguably peaked during the first few hundred years of...

    The Untold Truth Of Jesus

    The Untold Truth Of Jesus

    More than 2,000 years after his birth in a humble manger, Jesus of Nazareth has a following of 2 billion people, according to OpenMind BBVA. While followers of Christ today don't need historical proof of his existence for their faith-based beliefs, biblical scholars have long scoured the archaeological and historical records for evidence nonetheless...

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