Paper 185: The Trial Before Pilate/ /Midwayer Commission

Paper 184          Paper 186

Foundation Map: Friday, April 7, 30 A.D. 12 – 8:15 AM

Matthew Block suggests that the following authors were influential in writing of this Paper and has prepared a parallel chart:

“Pilate,” by A. E. Hillard, in Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible, edited by James Hastings, D.D. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1909) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy.

Daniel A. Poling, Between Two Worlds: The Romance of Jesus (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1931) Wikipedia page: Poling.

George A. Barton, Ph.D., LL.D., Jesus of Nazareth: A Biography (New York, The Macmillan Company, 1922) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyWikipedia page: Barton.

David Smith, M.A., D.D., The Days of His Flesh: The Earthly Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Eighth Edition, Revised (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1910)

Rev. Alfred Edersheim, M.A.Oxon, D.D., Ph.D., The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah (Volume Two) (New York: Longman, Green, & Co., Eighth Edition, Revised, 1899) Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.1Hathi Trust Digital Library copy, V.2.Wikipedia page: Edersheim.

David Smith, M.A., D.D., Our Lord’s Earthly Life (New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925)

Wm. Arnold Stevens and Ernest Dewitt Burton, A Harmony of the Gospels for Historical Study: An Analytical Synopsis of the Four Gospels (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1904, 1932) copy.

Charles Fiske and Burton Scott Easton, The Real Jesus: What He Taught: What He Did: Who He Was (New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929) FiskeEpiscopal Church: Easton.

J. Middleton Murry, Jesus—Man of Genius (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1926) Wikipedia page: Murry.

P. Whitwell Wilson, The Christ We Forget: A Life of Our Lord for Men of To-day (New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1917) Hathi Trust Digital Library copyWikipedia page: Wilson.

For Biblical cross-references for all Sections: click here.


Section 1: Pontius Pilate


Section 2: Jesus Appears Before Pilate


Section 3: The Private Examination by Pilate


Section 4: Jesus Before Herod


p1: See Cross-reference page: Jesus and “that fox,” Herod.

Section 5: Jesus Returns to Pilate

p2Foundation Map: Friday, April 7, 30 A.D. 8:15 AM – 12:00 PM


Section 6: Pilate’s Last Appeal


Section 7: Pilate’s Last Interview


Section 8: Pilate’s Tragic Surrender


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