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Crucifixion of Jesus

A Medical Doctor Examines the Death and Resurrection of Christ

Joseph Bergeron

9781633571914
276 pages
Crosslink Publishing
Overview

This ground-breaking work offers a unique apologetic argument for the validity of the Gospel accounts of Jesus' death and resurrection. Dr. Bergeron's medical expertise allows him to examine the medical aspects of Jesus' death and as well as the "hallucination hypothesis" which attempts to discount Jesus' resurrection.

This book explores the following areas:

? Jesus' claim to be the son of God and the Messiah of Hebrew prophetic literature
? Evidence of the trustworthiness of the Gospel as reliable eyewitness testimony
? The social and political context leading up to Jesus' execution
? Roman crucifixion practices in public executions
? Physiological mechanisms that ultimately led to Jesus' death
? A medical analysis of hallucination hypotheses for the disciples' belief in Jesus' resurrection and the inability of hallucination to explain away the biblical accounts of Jesus' resurrection

Author Bio
Joseph W. Bergeron, M.D. is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with decades of experience evaluating musculoskeletal injury including medical legal analysis. Dr. Bergeron's practice experience affords unique perspectives on Jesus' cause of death and scrutiny of Hallucination Hypotheses seeking to explain away Jesus' resurrection. Dr. Bergeron lectures in conferences, churches, and universities on medical perspectives of Christ.