TITLE

The Holy Cross

AUTHOR(S)
Harrington, Daniel J.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
America;9/8/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 6, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges that the holy cross represents. It states that crucifixion, in the context of the first-century Roman Empire, was a shameful and terrible mode of execution which makes the Christian expression "holy cross" a terrible and even shocking statement. However, the author says that in the concept of the Christian's claim that Christ's crucifixion enabled man to relate to God in a new way, the "holy cross" then made sense.
ACCESSION #
34119666

 

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