The Jewish Calendar, A Lunar Eclipse and the Date of Christ’s Crucifixion

  title={The Jewish Calendar, A Lunar Eclipse and the Date of Christ’s Crucifixion},
  author={C. Humphreys},
  journal={Tyndale Bulletin},
  • C. Humphreys
  • Published 1 November 1992
  • Physics
  • Tyndale Bulletin
Summary Astronomical calculations have been used to reconstruct the Jewish calendar in the first century AD and to date a lunar eclipse that biblical and other references suggest followed the Crucifixion. The evidence points to Friday 3 April AD 33 as the date of the Crucifixion. This was Nisan 14 in the official Jewish calendar, thus Christ died at precisely the time when the Passover lambs were slain. The date 3 April AD 33 is consistent with the evidence for the start of Jesus’ ministry… 

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