the Crucifixion


: the killing of Jesus Christ on a cross

Examples of the Crucifixion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Personally my favorite part is the cross-shaped charm, for what was the crucifixion if not the ultimate thirst trap? Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 7 Aug. 2023 Then there’s the show’s ending, which cuts off after the crucifixion – cutting out the Resurrection, and its theological message, entirely. Molly Jackson, The Conversation, 5 Apr. 2023 According to the Christian faith, Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 2 Mar. 2023 Good Friday is the day in which Christian and Catholic churches commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2023 Beneath a mural of the crucifixion, a group of men crowds around a gate where shelter workers call out the names of those who can come in. Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2023 In Jerusalem, Christians take part in a procession that retraces the steps of Jesus carrying his cross on the way to the crucifixion. Greg Garrison | , al, 8 Apr. 2023 Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and focuses on his suffering. Greg Garrison | , al, 8 Apr. 2023 Two other scholars - Joseph Zias, a curator in Israel’s Department of Antiquities and Museums, and Eliezer Sekeles, a professor at Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem - offered a reappraisal of the crucifixion a decade later. Fredrick Kunkle, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Apr. 2023

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“The Crucifixion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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