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Offline mystery-ak

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Why was Jesus Crucified?
« on: April 20, 2014, 09:22:58 AM »

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Re: Why was Jesus Crucified?
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2014, 11:35:44 AM »
Everyone was responsible for Jesus' crucifixion.  That is why it still matters today.

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Re: Why was Jesus Crucified?
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2014, 11:47:38 AM »
"Why was Jesus Crucified?"

Well, dearest, he made the bad mistake of suggesting we should be kind to each other..
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Re: Why was Jesus Crucified?
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2014, 03:06:01 PM »
Not only was Jesus crucified, he experienced one of the most horrible murders imaginable.
... History of Crucifixion

Crucifixion was invented by the Persians about 1000 BC. It began by tying the person by their hands over their head to a tree so that the body was suspended by the hands. If the person has his feet suspended or weighed down, the rib-cage is held in the inhaled position and breathing becomes very difficult, being only by contracting the abdominal muscles to force the diaphragm up to exhale a small amount of air. This requires a considerable amount of effort even if in the best of physical conditions. Death comes in minutes or an hour from slow suffocation. The dying process can be prolonged by providing limited support around the buttocks or for the feet to push up.

Crucifixion techniques continued to develop over the years with refinements being made by Alexander the Great, who used it in Egypt and Carthage. The Romans eventually perfected it to produce the maximum pain and suffering possible with the greatest degree of humiliation for the victim. This is why the victims were nearly always completely naked. ...
Read on - a medical explanation of crucifixion.
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Re: Why was Jesus Crucified?
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