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  2. Crucifixion - Wikipedia

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    The gibbet on which crucifixion was carried out could be of many shapes. Josephus says that the Roman soldiers who crucified the many prisoners taken during the Siege of Jerusalem under Titus diverted themselves by nailing them to the crosses in different ways; and Seneca the Younger recounts: "I see crosses there, not just of one kind but made in many different ways: some have their victims ...

  3. Jiddu Krishnamurti - Wikipedia

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    Jiddu Krishnamurti (/ ˈ dʒ ɪ d uː k r ɪ ʃ n ə ˈ m uː r t i /; 11 May 1895 – 17 February 1986) was a philosopher, speaker and writer.In his early life, he was groomed to be the new World Teacher, an advanced spiritual position in the theosophical tradition, but later rejected this mantle and withdrew from the organization behind it.

  4. Christ myth theory - Wikipedia

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    The Christ myth theory, also known as the Jesus myth theory, Jesus mythicism, or the Jesus ahistoricity theory, is the view that "the story of Jesus is a piece of mythology", possessing no "substantial claims to historical fact".

  5. Tacitus on Jesus - Wikipedia

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    Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators, Pontius Pilatus, and a most mischievous superstition, thus checked for the moment, again broke out not only in Judæa, the first source of the evil, but even in Rome, where all things hideous and ...

  6. Johns Hopkins Hospital - Wikipedia

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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) is the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.It was founded in 1889 using money from a bequest of over $7 million (1873 money, worth 134.7 million dollars in 2016) by city merchant, banker/financier, civic leader and philanthropist Johns Hopkins (1795–1873).

  7. Passive smoking - Wikipedia

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    Passive smoking is the inhalation of tobacco smoke, called secondhand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker.. It occurs when tobacco smoke enters an environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environme

  8. Sign of the cross - Wikipedia

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    Making the sign of the cross (Latin: signum crucis), or blessing oneself or crossing oneself, is a ritual blessing made by members of some branches of Christianity.This blessing is made by the tracing of an upright cross or + across the body with the right hand, often accompanied by spoken or mental recitation of the Trinitarian formula: "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the ...

  9. Criticism of Jesus - Wikipedia

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    Criticism of Jesus' mental health Main article: Mental health of Jesus A number of writers, including David Strauss , [6] Lemuel K. Washburn , [18] Oskar Panizza [19] [20] [21] and Friedrich Nietzsche, [22] have questioned Jesus' sanity by claiming he was insane for believing he was God and/or the messiah.