The Body of Christ: The Physiology of the Passion and Crucifixion

Monday, March 25, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fudge Family Auditorium, Mark and Paula Hurd Welcome Center

This lecture by Walter "Sparky" Matthews, M.D., Clinical Professor in the Honors Program, will provide a deep dive into the physiology of hematohidrosis (sweating blood), as well as an examination of scourging and crucifixion as performed by the Roman Empire. Included will be a detailed examination of the physiology of Christ’s suffering and death during His crucifixion.