Good… Wednesday?

Over at ITA, Joshua Claybourn wonders if we should be remembering Jesus’ death on Wednesday of Holy Week instead of Friday. Some modern scholars think the Sabbath celebrated that week might have been a special annual Sabbath rather than the regular Friday Sabbath. Figuring out this issue might put to rest questions of whether Jesus was buried for three “full” days (Wednesday) or parts of three days (Friday), and which better satisfies prophesy.

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