· Jesus was taken from the Cross ONLY because the Jews didn’t want dead bodies (even of criminals who have been executed by the Romans) on Crosses on the Sabbath (Gospel of John).
The Empty Tomb
· The women went to the tomb to anoint Jesus’ body.
(Any book back in those days that uses women as witnesses - let alone the shock of using women at the first witnesses - shouldn't/wouldn't/couldn't have been promoted, unless.....)
Post Resurrection Appearances