2021 | A Beginner's Guide to Holy Friday
In Witness at the Cross, Amy-Jill Levine shows how the people at the cross each have distinct roles to play in the Gospels. For each, Jesus has a particular meaning and message, and from each, we learn how those meanings and messages cross the centuries to any who would come to the cross today.
In Session 1 of Witness at the Cross, Professor Amy-Jill Levine focuses on the bystanders and scoffers who mock and deride Jesus as he is dying.
In Session 2, Professor Amy0Jill Levine examines the two thieves who are crucified alongside Jesus, whom Professor Levine calls “the other victims.”
The third session of Witness at the Cross looks at the centurion and soldiers who represent the state at the execution.
In Session 4, Professor Amy-Jill Levine takes a close look at the Beloved Disciple, whom Jesus names as the son of the mother of Jesus in a new kind of family.
Session 5 discusses the women who are present at the cross: the Mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, the mother of the son of Zebedee, and the Daughters of Jerusale...
In the final session for Witness at the Cross, Professor Amy-Jill Levine examines the characters of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus and their roles in caring ...
A Beginner's Guide to Holy Friday
Professor Amy-Jill Levine explains the concept of Christology.
Amy-Jill Levine discusses the meaning of Hosanna
Amy-Jill Levine discusses what it means to participate at the table.
Amy-Jill Levine discusses the significance of foot washing in the New Testament
Amy-Jill Levine discusses what happened during the incident at the Temple.
Amy-Jill Levine discusses what does it mean to question Jesus?
Amy-Jill Levine discusses how Jesus was both fully human and fully devine.