Tag: History of Crucifixion

History of crucifixion refers to the history of a method of punishment and/or execution practiced by Assyrians, Phoenicians, Persians, Greeks, Seleucids, Ptolemies and Romans during Biblical times.

Gospel of John Commentary: Who Wrote the Gospel of John and How Historical Is It?

09/01 | The Gospels, the first four books of the New Testament, tell the story of the life of Jesus. Yet only one—the Gospel of John—claims to be an eyewitness account, the   Read more…

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Jesus and the Cross

03/26 | Most scholars believe that early Christians did not use the cross as an image of their religion. So how did the cross become modern Christianity’s most popular symbol?   Read more…

Posted in Crucifixion.

The Staurogram

03/24 | The staurogram, a crucifixion symbol made out of the Greek letters tau-rho, is 200 years older than the oldest previously-known images of Jesus on the cross.   Read more…

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