Joseph W. Bergeron, MD, is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with decades of experience evaluating musculoskeletal injury, including medical legal analysis. Dr. Bergeron’s practice experience provides unique insight on Jesus’s cause of death and scrutiny of hallucination hypotheses seeking to explain away his resurrection. Dr. Bergeron speaks at conferences, churches, and universities on medical perspectives of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Shroud of Turin, Part 2: An Examination of the Cloth
The Shroud of Turin contains the faint image of a man identical to the biblical descriptions of the crucified Jesus. Interest in the Shroud...
The Shroud of Turin, Part 1: An Examination of the Man
The Shroud of Turin is a relic extraordinaire. It’s a linen cloth containing the front and back images of a crucified man matching the...
Do Hallucinations Explain Jesus’s Resurrection?
Were the disciples hallucinating when they met Jesus after his crucifixion? Do psychiatric disorders explain the disciples’ belief in Jesus’s resurrection?
What Is the Medical Cause of Jesus’s Death?
How did Jesus die? In the ancient world, execution by crucifixion involved a slow, agonizing death without obvious injury to vital organs. Jesus’s cause...