Articles about Easter

Historical Objects that Help Tell the Story of Easter

Both Christians and skeptics alike are interested in extra-biblical evidence for accounts found in Scripture. Of particular interest are bits of evidence for the life and death of Jesus. Here we see how the Pilate Stone and the Alexamenos Graffito add credibility to the events.

Darkness at the Crucifixion: Metaphor or Real History?

Matthew, Mark, and Luke record a three-hour period of darkness 'over the whole land' during Jesus' crucifixion. Do we have evidence that this actually occurred? Thallus, Phlegon, and Africanus wrote about the event. Read the details.