Son of God, son of man, or threat to Roman rule?
In ancient Judea, he was something different to everyone.
How his story unfolds has everything to do with who is telling the story.
Each crown explores a different side of the story.
Experience the path
to crucifixion from all sides.
Crown of Thorns
Jesus and his followers. They believe he is the Messiah many prophets have foretold.
The Sanhedrin, religious leaders of Judea, whose authority is threatened by a heretic.
Crown of Laurels
The Roman political powers of the time. Their rule is shaken by this religious upheaval.
No matter your point of view, no one could have predicted how the story of Jesus would shape events to come.
Just three centuries after he is believed to have been crucified, the Roman Empire adopted Christianity as its official religion.
And today, two thousand years later, over 2 billion people identify themselves as followers of Jesus Christ.