Dating the crucifixion of jesus

12-May-2017 08:32

There are six possible combinations leading to four possible dates of the crucifixion.These dates are Thursday, April 6, 30 CE, Friday, April 7, 30 CE, Wednesday, March 28, 31 CE and Friday, April 3, 33 CE.

Some events regarding the life of Christ and the life of Paul the Apostle, which are mentioned in the New Testament can be dated.

The intention of this blog is to develop a better understanding of some of the occurrences that happened on that day by matching Biblical to extra-Biblical historical evidence.

The four gospels state that Jesus was crucified under Pontius Pilate, who was the governor of Judea from 26 – 36 AD, and during the reign of Tiberius Caesar (Tacitus, Annals, XV 44, Luke 3:1).

This gives us a window of time on the year of Jesus’ crucifixion.

We also have information concerning the day of the week in which the crucifixion occurred.

Some events regarding the life of Christ and the life of Paul the Apostle, which are mentioned in the New Testament can be dated.The intention of this blog is to develop a better understanding of some of the occurrences that happened on that day by matching Biblical to extra-Biblical historical evidence.The four gospels state that Jesus was crucified under Pontius Pilate, who was the governor of Judea from 26 – 36 AD, and during the reign of Tiberius Caesar (Tacitus, Annals, XV 44, Luke 3:1).This gives us a window of time on the year of Jesus’ crucifixion.We also have information concerning the day of the week in which the crucifixion occurred.On which day was Jesus nailed The above possible days and dates for the crucifixion are discussed in the chapter, "Astronomical Determination of the New Moon." The surrounding years are there eliminated as possible for His crucifixion.