Life of Jesus, Sacrifice, Crucifixion, Ascension and Pentecost. History 235 Fall, 2010. Life of Jesus. Core Christian Principles Jesus death by sacrifice. Atonement for sins. Substitutionary sacrifice. Sacrifices traditional way to please gods in most religions
Abraham Prepares to Sacrifice his Son Isaac (Caravaggio, late 16th century)
About 1502-1504, Giovanni de Battista, “The Incredulity of St. Thomas”
Forty days after his Resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven by his own power in the presence of his disciples…..