Watch this video by Dr. Brant Pitre on the historicity of Christ in his new Lectio series: The Case for Christ.
Session 7: The Crucifixion of Jesus
Why would Jesus, who preached about the love of God, detachment form worldly goods, and love of one’s neighbor, be so violently opposed that his enemies arranged his execution? In this session, Dr. Pitre looks at the details surrounding Jesus’s trial and Death and what these details reveal about Jesus and his mission. (Run Time: 37 minutes)