Documentary Review: “Last Days of Jesus”

In the documentary, The Last Days of Jesus, a few well-known (thanks to the History Channel H2) liberal scholars collaborate to weave a “new” narrative about the Crucifixion based on sources outside the Bible (i.e., secular historical records, select pseudepigraphal writings, and recent archaeological discoveries). Last Days of Jesus Produced by Simcha Jacobovici (“The Naked Archaeologist”)—featuring local […]

Mark 15:25-37 (Focus: Mocked, But Not Forsaken)

This week we examined a couple so-called “discrepancies” between the Gospel accounts of the crucifixion (e.g., time of day and wording of the inscription), as well as what happened on the Cross. Some people mocked Jesus as they passed by, the chief priests and scribes mocked Him among themselves (typical), and even those crucified with him mocked […]