Talk:Simon of Cyrene
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Tradition states his sons Rufus and Alexander became missionaries. "Legend has it..." Why is this phrase always the lead-in to something utterly unexpected? "Missionaries?" "Yes. Missionaries!" ...and now Miss Tuttle will accompany us on the harmonium...
The article currently describes him as a "saintly" Christian. Is he a saint and if so why is he not a member of the category Saints. 126.96.36.199 03:36, 15 July 2006 (UTC)
Jacobovici claims, in an interview about his and Cameron's documentary about the Jesus tomb, that the tomb or remains of Simon of Cyrene have been found.. but that it just wasn't reported by the media. Has anyone heard anything about this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Matt2h (talk • contribs)
Not sure whether it should be mentioned in the article, but there's a reference to the Simon of Cyrene story in "Life of Brian"... AnonMoos 11:20, 4 November 2007 (UTC)
- Peter also went by "Simon", but was not this Simon of Cyrene. Many people share given names. —ADavidB 15:03, 1 June 2013 (UTC)
Simeon called Niger
Was just reading up on accounts of the death of Jesus. Found this on the "Jesus in Islam" wiki. I think this interpretation is important to add to this article. Substitution interpretation While most western scholars, Jews, and Christians believe Jesus died, most Muslims believe he ascended to Heaven without being put on the cross and God transformed another person, Simon of Cyrene, to appear exactly like Jesus who was crucified instead of Jesus (cf. Irenaeuus' description of the heresy of Basilides, Book I, ch. XXIV, 4) Matthew 27:32 Mark 15:21 Luke 23:26. Jesus ascended bodily to Heaven, there to remain until his Second Coming in the End Days.