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Geography of Passion Week

This week is Passion Week (or Holy Week), the week that commemorates the final week of Jesus’ life. It encompasses Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through his resurrection on Easter.

Here’s a Google Map that shows what happened where during this week in and around Jerusalem (including a harmonization of the four Gospel accounts). Click a letter on the map for details of what occurred in each place.

Visit Google Maps to see this map.

The KML file lets you interact with this map in Google Earth. The KML file, including all the enclosed text, is available under a Creative Commons license. Please feel free to use it how you’d like.

(Obviously we don’t know the exact location of many of these events, but this map gives you a good idea.)

Adapted from data published by OpenBible.info.

March 20, 2008 | Posted in: AAA - BLOG UPDATE,Bible News,Digital,News & Announcements | Author: Crossway Staff @ 11:44 am | (10) Comments »

10 Comments

  1. From the ESV Bible Blog:. This week is Passion Week (or Holy Week), the week that commemorates the final week of Jesus’ life. It encompasses Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through his resurrection on Easter….

    Trackback by The Passion in Google Maps — March 21, 2008 @ 4:39 am

  2. Here on the ESV page.

    Trackback by Google map of Holy Week locations — March 21, 2008 @ 4:39 am

  3. Here is a map with approximate locations of Passion Week events. Thanks to ESV Blog.

    Trackback by Passion Week — March 21, 2008 @ 4:39 am

  4. I know for me visualizing locations in the bible is difficult. Well, visualizing anything directionally is a problem for me, ask any one who has ever driven with me. Sometimes seeing things mapped out is helpful though….

    Trackback by Following the Passion — March 21, 2008 @ 11:01 am

  5. …this Lenten season has been a great time for us to resurrect our family devotionals. It’s been wonderful to watch the children grow through the years in their knowledge and understanding of their faith. As a result, this year our…

    Trackback by Good Friday…. — March 21, 2008 @ 11:01 am

  6. Here’sa Google Map that shows what happened where during Holy Week in and around Jerusalem (including a harmonization of the four Gospel accounts). Click a letter on the map for details of what occurred in each place….

    Trackback by Geography of Easter week — March 21, 2008 @ 2:00 pm

  7. Have a blessed Easter weekend! A chart showing the 11 recorded resurrection appearances that Jesus made. (HT: JT); This article is fairly graphic, medically describing the pain Jesus went through, there is some good info but be warned….

    Trackback by Easter Resources — March 23, 2008 @ 4:42 am

  8. (HT Cute Overload). Actualizing Religious Freedom on Easter Sunday; An Easter Doxology; The Geography of Passion Week; Reflections on Forgiveness Sunday; USA Today: Is Sin Dead?

    Trackback by An Easter Roundup — March 24, 2008 @ 4:40 am

  9. Here’s the latest – Holy Week Geography! I had wanted to make up a map based tour for you, but didn’t know what to do – so I asked around on the internet, and someone very kindly led me to a few very good sites!…

    Trackback by Holiday Homework 5 — April 11, 2008 @ 4:43 am

  10. This week is Passion Week (or Holy Week), the week that commemorates the final week of Jesus’ life. It encompasses Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through his resurrection on Easter….

    Trackback by Passion Week — April 13, 2008 @ 4:41 am

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