Paper 187: The Crucifixion/ /Midwayer Commission

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

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.

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.

“Crucifixion,” by J. C. Lambert, in Hastings’ Dictionary of the Bible, edited by James Hastings, D.D. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1909) Hathi Trust Digital Library 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.

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)

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

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


Section 1: On the Way to Golgotha

p9,10Simon of Cyrene: See Wikipedia: Siimon of Cyrene.


p9,10: Simon of Cyrene: See 130:6.6.

Section 2: The Crucifixion

p1Foundation Map: Friday, April 7, 30 A.D. 8:15 AM – 12:00 PM

metric conversion: “The cross was not high, the Master’s feet being only about 1 m from the ground.”


Section 3: Those Who Saw the Crucifixion


Section 4: The Thief on the Cross


Section 5: Last Hour on the Cross


Section 6: After the Crucifixion


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