The Crucifixion of Jesus: A Forensic Inquiry

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2005 - Religion - 384 pages
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'In this book, renowned medical examiner, Dr. Frederick Zugibe, takes his thirty-five years of experiences as a criminal investigator and uses them to determine exactly how Jesus died. The end of a lifelong quest, this study pieces together shreds of evidence collected from three continents and concludes Dr. Zugibe's personal exploration of the physical and the psychological torment that Jesus suffered on the cross'. 'This book is the culmination of more than fifty years of research that has made Dr. Zugibe today's leading expert on the crucifixion. He examines every aspect of Jesus' death - from the Garden of Gethsemane to the burial tomb - inspecting all the details with the trained eye that has made him of one of the country's foremost experts in forensic pathology. Dr. Zugibe also addresses many of the controversies surrounding Jesus' crucifixion, such as the species of thorn present in the crown of thorns, the type of cross, the location of the nails, and the precise cause of death'. Additional features include the most current analysis and findings about the Shroud of Turin that demonstrate the Shroud's legitimacy. Using the Shroud as a crucial due in his investigation, Dr. Zugibe provides the most in-depth analysis of the Shroud to date, unraveling the mysteries of the cloth with the latest scientific technology and putting to rest the misconceptions about the Shroud that have long clouded its revered and important status among ancient artifacts.

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I'm sorry to say, but you are talking about the crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Did anyone refer to old testament scripture or the very words of Christ HIMSELF? He was the begotten son of
Elohim, creator God. His purpose was to die on the cross. He was to be rejected and despised. You are reducing the capabilities of God by pigeonholing this. Nothing is impossible for our El Shaddai. Your exhaustive research done without faith. How dare you question the ability of our Lord. You are viewing Jesus from only a human perspective... HE was fully God and fully Man! His obedience to our Father in Heaven was a victory over the enemy 


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Frederick T. Zugibe was the Chief Medical Examiner of Rockland County, New York from 1969-2003. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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