The Man Attached To That Hand

Neal Pollard Something occurred to me that I never stopped to consider as I read about Jesus' mistreatment in John 18.  An officer for the Sanhedrin, forever anonymous, is memorialized with only these words: "One of the officers who stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand..." (22).  Was it sheer irreverence?  Was … Continue reading The Man Attached To That Hand