crucifixion


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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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Images of the Stations of the Cross have helped, for example, illiterate, agrarian societies to participate in the suffering of Jesus without having to read the Latin texts; and European paintings about the crucifixion from the 13th to 16th centuries highlighted the wounded and tortured body of Jesus.
Mr Maximus said that the crucifixion was part of a "Pilate" scheme of community restorative justice.
In fact, as we shall see, there never was a trial before the Sanhedrin; nor was there a Jewish mob that demanded Jesus' crucifixion and swayed Pontius Pilate.
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- APMEX launches The Crucifixion -- the second release in the Scottsdale Mint's 2 oz Silver Biblical Series launching this year.
Geologists investigated the 4,000-year chronology of earthquake disturbances within the uppermost 19 feet of laminated sediment of the Dead Sea to determine the exact date of Jesus' crucifixion.
One of the other selections was a possibly Philippine crucifixion set that had Jesus nailed to a seashell assemblage.
Catholic devotees on the Philippines' island of Luzon, were nailed to wooden crosses as thousands of spectators watched the reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday.
Jesus Christ's Last Supper was observed on Maundy Thursday, but Humphreys suggests it took place on the Wednesday before his crucifixion.
It was a dead calm day and all three turbines were completely motionless, generating no electricity and standing on that hill above the beautiful Carmarthenshire landscape, like the three crucifixes of Golgotha, as if symbolising the Crucifixion of Cambria.
Manila: Organisers belied reports that penitents have been paid to undergo the painful rites of real-life crucifixion which has become tourist attractions in three towns in San Fernando, central Luzon, a local newspaper said.
THE Mayor of Aberystwyth as quoted in the Daily Post of March 30th should be ashamed of herself for campaigning and promoting the showing of the film The Life of Brian which mocks the crucifixion claiming the wrong man was put to death.
As his powerful retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain now confirms, Francis Bacon achieved his breakthrough with a triptych called Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jersusalem is revered as the site of the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus.
Recently there have been mocking portrayals of the crucifixion.
MADONNA kicked off her latest world tour with her most controversial stunt ever - a mock crucifixion.