Jesus and history

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  • Personal Narrative: Never, Never Give Up !

    hands as she took her last few breaths before leaving this world and saying goodbye. Even though she had cancer, Laura did not let this stop her from living her life to the fullest. Laura was an overcomer against cancer because of her strong faith in Jesus Christ. My Aunt Laura left a legacy to the world by her indelible saying: no matter how hard times may be, “Never, Never, Never give up!” Laura Jensen was diagnosed with gallbladder cancer in 2010. When my family heard about the news, we were…

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  • Discipleship In Jesus: Book Analysis

    have read on discipleship, no matter what angle they are writing from, is centered on Jesus and how he discipled. The same is true for Bonhoeffer’s book, The Cost of Discipleship, and Eims’ book, The Lost Art of Disciple Making. Even though both Bonhoeffer and Eims come from two completely different directions to talk about discipleship, I believe their central point is the same and that is to model the life of Jesus Christ. This report will compare The Cost of Discipleship and The…

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  • The Shadow Of The Galilean Summary

    Shadow of the Galilean: The Quest of the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2007. Print Gerd Theissen is a Professor of New testament at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He has written a good amount of books, The Bible and Contemporary Culture, The Fortress Introduction to the New testament and The Religion of the Earliest Churches. The book, The Shadow of the Galilean is known for its historical fiction about Jesus and Andreas. In the beginning of The Shadow…

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  • Summary The Shadow Of The Galilean By Gerard Theissen

    The Shadow of the Galilean: the Quest for the Historical Jesus in Narrative Form. This book follows a fictional account from the character Andreas, who is on a quest to find Jesus and who He is. Although Andreas is fictional he is accurately historic and the narrative takes second so that the historical setting drives the overall story. As the book follows Andreas around it illustrates a story of the true events, teachings, and life of Jesus and the life of those around Him, such as Pilate and…

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  • The Gospels: An Intertwining Of History

    intertwining of history because they trace the life of Jesus, his miracles, ventures and ultimately his death and resurrection as well occurrences in Israel across numerous historical accounts (Strauss, 2011, p. 1035). “The Gospels begins with accounts of “the life of the historical Jesus” (Strauss, 2011, p. 1035). It is important to remember “the Gospels are historical in that they are set in a specific historical context” (Strauss, 2011, p. 1022). History displays that “it is beyond dispute…

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  • Jesus And Paul's Crucifixion

    The film analyzes the beginning of Christianity, giving an overview of the lives of key figures, particularly Jesus and Paul, focusing on the historical context rather than the legitimacy of the miracles supposedly performed through these people. Proving or disproving whether Jesus existed or whether he performed or endured the actions for which he has become famous is not the focus of the film but, instead, his social status is the main subject of question, for example, whether or not he was a…

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  • Dream Of The Rood

    The Dream of the Rood in correlation To The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ The Dream of the Rood, a recommended piece of English poetry and an example of Anglo-Saxon literature, is a retelling of the crucifixion of Christ through the perspective of the personified Cross, Christ is nailed to. The poem shares elements of an evangelist’s voice and uses metaphors, symbolism, and philosophy in direct correlation to the books of the New Testament. The perspective of the author also brings in elements…

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  • Crucifixion In The Dream Of The Rood

    Dream of the Rood allows the audience to remember the story of the crucifixion and how it made them feel. The emphasis is on the cross and the loyalty is gives to Christ. To connect with his audience, the narrator breaks his dream into three parts. To get the full effect, we must remember how the story of the crucifixion made us feel. Dream of the Rood is similar to Christian George Stevens’ The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) because both show commitment to the cross. The GSET takes the most…

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  • Mentoring Vs Discipleship Essay

    mentoring relationship while, with discipleship, the relational sum is great, and the commitment, is to the whole person ("Mentoring," n.d.). Although, there are similarities and differences between discipling and mentoring, it was, and still is Jesus’ way of doing ministry (Hull, 2004), and perhaps, the church overall, should take notice and follow Christ’s…

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  • Comparison Of Matthew And Saint Luke: Interpreting The Birth Of Jesus

    There are only two stories in the New Testament that recount the birth of Jesus as the most extraordinary event of history, Jesus birth was the cause of worship, for God dwelled with us. At first glance it can be determined that the two gospels present Jesus childhood in different ways, in fact Saint Matthew does not present with details the childhood of Jesus. Saint Matthew presents a genealogy of all the descendants of Jesus. Matthew places fourteen generations from Abraham and David, another…

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