Was the Last Supper a Passover Meal or Not?

You could be forgiven if you struggle to reconcile the Gospel of Mark with the Gospel of John, especially over the question of whether the Last Supper was a Passover Meal or not. But if that resonates with you I recommend you read Phil Schomber’s exploration of the question in his article, Isn’t the Bible Full ofContinue reading “Was the Last Supper a Passover Meal or Not?”

Explaining the Canon

Yesterday I had to explain to my sons the difference between the Star Wars canon (Episodes 1-6) and the Star Wars apocrypha (the Clone Wars cartoons, the various spinoff novels, and the Youtube fandom movies). Watching the Clone Wars they kept asking, “Is this Episode 7?” No, no, it lacks the authority of the NewContinue reading “Explaining the Canon”

New theory on date of Last Supper

Finally an Easter publicity stunt I actually find interesting. In a new book, The Mystery of the Last Supper, physicist Sir Colin Humphrey argues that the last supper occurred on Wednesday, April 1, AD33, rather than on a Thursday. He’s suggesting that Jesus celebrated the Passover early using a pre-exilic calendar, dating from before the Jewish exile to Babylon,Continue reading “New theory on date of Last Supper”

The Last Supper, Eastern Style

“The Last Supper” by Tigermyuou The artist writes: “I created my painting as Eastern style. (Thai and Persia Art) It’ have many symbolic more than old artists. I design Jesus standing post with cub’s grave wind, he is standing on the dove and graves carpet. It’s mean to the human and God will together butContinue reading “The Last Supper, Eastern Style”

The Last Supper on the Dark Side

“The Last Supper” by dr-thor-von-faust. The artist writes: “my murky satire on the last supper; alternate title “She was always too busy to sit next to me”. People from left to right: Frederich Nietze, Dr. Sigmund Freud, Salvador Dali, Anton LaVey, Christoph Wilke, Mark Ryden, Dr. Thor Von Faust, ATOM!, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Joe Coleman,Continue reading “The Last Supper on the Dark Side”