Jesus of Nazareth was an important historical figure that caused quite a stir in his own nation both with the Hebrew people and the Romans. He also has a legacy that carried on via his followers that has impacted Western culture to this very day. Let us look at the end of Jesus life.
Read in your text books pg 266-269. Watch the videos to answer these questions:
1. Who betrayed Jesus? Why? How?
2. What did the Romans do to Jesus?
3. What did the Gospel writers claim happened to Jesus after his death?
4. KEY QUESTION: Why did Christians believe an afterlife was possible?
The Betrayal of Jesus
And the Passion of Jesus: