The Swoon Theory: Did Jesus Really Die?

The Swoon Theory: Did Jesus Really Die? December 3, 2021

In short, yes, I think so. But these theories are interesting and are far more probable than the Christian thesis in explaining the data (the Gospel and Pauline accounts).

“Swoon Theory” comes from “swooning”, meaning to fall unconscious, and several of these theories contest that Jesus actually died on the cross, claiming he was taken down and subsequently revived.

Author Edward Dodge has written a piece to expound his own theory and here we talk about it in an interview:



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