Jesus' Entry into Jerusalem


  • Juho Sankamo Åbo Akademi University


Middle East, Jesus Christ, Christianity, Church history, Judaism, Jerusalem, Bible, New Testament, Christians -- Roman Empire


This article intends to contribute to the understanding of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. The author studies the entry, which is found in all the Gospels, in its Jewish context. The author argues that Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on an ass is to be understood as a prophetic sign which was primarily meant to convey a message to the Jews.

How to Cite

Sankamo, J. (2014). Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem. Approaching Religion, 4(2), 25–36.