The Father's grief

The Father's grief How God the Father experienced Jesus’ death is a mystery, and not one rooted in human ...

Time of death

Time of death Accounts of the Crucifixion seem to vary, but they do not clash with how the ancient ...

Washing of feet

Washing of feet While there is a tendency to want to modernize the ritual, parishes would do best to ...

Clothed on the cross?

Clothed on the cross? Jewish and Roman customs make it seem unlikely that Christ was wholly naked during his ...

Abandonment?

Abandonment?

What was the Sanhedrin?

What was the Sanhedrin? A closer look at the ancient Jewish governing body and its role in the passion and ...

Wounds of Christ

Wounds of Christ Physical evidence points to Christ’s wrists as the likely location for the nails ...

No heaven before Jesus?

No heaven before Jesus?

Sin of the executioners

Sin of the executioners Do not read into Christ’s words ‘they know not what they do’ as him absolving sin due ...

Nailed to the Cross?

Nailed to the Cross?