Monthly Archives: April 2017

Monday Memo — How Did Jesus Die?

“Carpe, duh!” you might think. “Everyone knows he was murdered; he was crucified!” And, you’re right. But, once the crucifixion began, what was the actual cause of his death? Many believe, based upon older medical publications, that it was asphyxiation or respiratory insufficiency, and during Easter week across the world this is what many pastors and priests preach. But, are they wrong? Continue reading