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This could mean that Jesus would have died on Wednesday, in order to be entombed for three literal days and three literal nights (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday), and rise on Sunday. The Hebrews and other ancient peoples used "inclusive reckoning," meaning that part of the day is counted as a "day." And the Bible lists several periods of "three days" that ended during, not after, the third day, and thus covered less than three full 24-hour days (Gen -19, for one example).
"In fact, this could potentially be a watershed moment in the history of scholarship where the academic process becomes more open and transparent." The business-card-size papyrus at the center of the controversy, described as "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife," by King on Sept.
18, was supposedly from the fourth century and written in Coptic, the language of a group of early Christians in Egypt.
A new study suggests that the Biblical date of Jesus' crucifixion is, in fact, possible to confirm.
The International Geology Review investigated an earthquake that was said to have occurred the same date as Jesus' crucifixion.