3.16: Why did Jesus have to die on the cross?

In this episode, the cohosts talk with Eric D. Barreto, the Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. Together, they explore the question, Together, they explore the question, "Why did Jesus have to die on the cross?"

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Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston talk with Eric D. Barreto, the Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary. Together, they explore the question, “Why did Jesus have to die on the cross?”

Show notes

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Gospel of Matthew
  • Gospel of Mark
  • Gospel of Luke

Topics, themes and figures mentioned

  • Resurrection
  • Jesus
  • Innocence
  • Ransom Payment
  • Kidnap
  • Roman Empire
  • Power
  • Visible Warning
  • Symbol of Violence
  • Symbol of Love

Today's Episode Hosted By

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Katie Langston

Katie Langston

Joined by

Eric D. Barreto

Eric Barreto

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