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Bibil Identifier bibil:229276
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Dating the Death of Jesus: Memory and the Religious Imagination
Author Bond, Helen K.
Journal New Testament Studies (Volume: 59, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 461-475 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract After discussing the scholarly preference for dating Jesus' crucifixion to 7 April 30 CE, this article argues that the precise date can no longer be recovered. All we can claim with any degree of historical certainty is that Jesus died some time around Passover (perhaps a week or so before the feast) between 29 and 34 CE. The emergence of the Johannine tradition (in which Jesus died on the day of Preparation) and the Markan tradition (in which Jesus died on the Passover itself) are explored through the lens of social/collective memory.
DOI 10.1017/S0028688513000131
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Jesus : Historical Jesus : Passion
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Passover
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Chronology
Pericopes Mark 14-15
Last modification 2013-11-05