Simon of Cyrene, Why You Should Know Him

More faithful goodness from Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses. Simon of Cyrene is another interesting case. Last week I brought up Cleopas. It gets harder for people to say the gospels are invented stories when you get into these details. And the great thing about named characters in the gospels is that these arguments are memorable and you can use them in your next discussion at the office. Click here to make the jump to and the article: “Simon of Cyrene, Why You Should Know Him.”


About Derek Leman

IT guy working in the associations industry. Formerly a congregational rabbi. Dad of 8. Nerd.
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