The crucifixion of Jesus is the foundation event in every Christians life and has been a topic of discussion and debate for centuries. From a historical perspective, the question of whether the crucifixion of Jesus is a historical fact is a contentious issue. In this article, we will examine the evidence for the crucifixion of Jesus from both Christian and Jewish perspectives, including scriptural references, Jewish sources, and archeological discoveries related to crucifixion in the first century.
I. Scriptural References
The New Testament contains several detailed references to the crucifixion of Jesus, including first person accounts of the events leading up to and during the crucifixion. The following three verses provide examples:Continue reading Is the crucifixion of Jesus a historical fact?