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Synonyms for crucifixion

the act of executing by a method widespread in the ancient world

the infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering


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April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The large golden sculpture of the Crucifixion of Christ was completed and installed the week of Good Friday and Easter by artist Mike McNeilly.
He said Good Friday should remind Christians of the crucifixion of Christ and that the nails that were used on the cross should beautify and heal life.
A performance of great power and intense passion, the re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Christ, shrouded in mystery and intrigue has attracted spectators from across the globe, curious to experience this brilliant cultural and religious event.
3), to show that the film's portrayal of the crucifixion of Christ is not, in fact, based on the portrayal contained in the Gospels.
A JESUIT priest doing missionary work in South America in 1620 had a vision likening this flower to the crucifixion of Christ - hence its name.
A LEADING academic has claimed the crucifixion of Christ "wasn't as bad as it's been painted".
GOD'S WORK: The Holy Land Experience has a variety of religious attractions; HEALING HAND: Christ and a blind man co-star in The Ministry of Jesus show; NAILED TO THE CROSS: Roman soldiers are the support cast in the crucifixion; MEETING JESUS: Audience participation is encouraged at the Holy Land park; STAR OF THE SHOW: The re-enactment of the crucifixion of Christ is one of the highlights of a visit to the saved Holy Land Experience theme park in Orlando AP PHOTO
IT is absolutely disgraceful and deeply insulting that the authorities are allowing Madonna to portray anything to do with the crucifixion of Christ.
He said one of the main differences between the themes of the novel and the non-fiction work was the treatment of the crucifixion of Christ.
It makes the crucifixion of Christ the place one looks in order to glimpse what can be seen of the God who remains hidden from us in the stuff of this earth, the vast distances of heaven, and the unceasing nonsense that goes on around us.
The crucifixion of Christ has been recreated - up to a point - every Easter since 1946 in Gua Gua, in the Philippines.
But after seeing the film, depicting the hours leading up to the crucifixion of Christ, theTexas man confessed.
She invalidates the "archetypal Christian vehicle of female subjugation, substituting the crucifixion of Christ for the disobedience of Eve as the archetypal crime against God" (89).
And ministers who have seen the film are gearing sermons to what they say is the movie's main theme: the torture and crucifixion of Christ, who they believe died for man's sins.
Saint Peter was a popular choice of subject because he was the most trusted of the 12 Apostles and, after the crucifixion of Christ, he became the first leader of Christianity--the first "Pope.