Jesus and history

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  • Essay On The Luminous Mystery

    Throughout Salvation History Jesus is depicted as the man He claims to be, the Messiah. Through the Luminous Mysteries this point is supported through Jesus’ actions and good deeds He commits. Through His miracles He proved himself to be the Messiah and people followed him. In the Luminous Mysteries some of these miracles are told of and prove that Jesus must be the Messiah. The five Luminous Mysteries are significant moments in Jesus’ public ministry where He is most clearly identified as the…

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  • Analysis Of The Gospel Of John

    The Gospel of John is one of the four Gospels written to tell the story of Jesus’ life. Just as Matthew, Mark, and Luke have given their accounts of Jesus’ miracles so has John. Though these accounts may have their own way of telling what is important to them, the main fact is that these Gospels were recorded so that we may learn more of the word of God. “In order to understand John’s approach to the story of Jesus, the reader must recognize the centrality of the incarnation of the Gospel”…

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  • Eucharist Research Paper

    provide a short history of the Eucharist and its foundations in the Jewish Passover; an understanding of the Eucharist as a memorial likened to Anzac day or Remembrance day; A theological understanding of how Christ’s real presence is found within the gifts of the bread and wine and how this applies to students today in terms of the gifts received at Eucharist. In this paper, all scriptural texts will be referenced from the New Revised Standard Version (1989). A concise history of the…

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  • What Is The Purpose Of Luke 23

    know resurrected Jesus personally. Usually we perceive Luke 24:36-44 as the resurrection story. Indeed, this event was about…

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  • How Did Christianity Influence Western Civilization

    impacted by its works. "No other religion, theory, instructing, country, development—whatever—has so improved the world as Christianity has done. Its weaknesses are by vigorously exceeded by its advantages to all humankind” (Clarik 90). In spite of the history writings treatment of the subject, Christian impact on qualities, convictions, and practices in Western society are rich and all around imbued into the thriving society of today. In addition to other things, the impact of Christianity has…

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  • The Meaning Of Jesus Analysis

    The Meaning of Jesus is authored by two friends, Marcus Borg and Tom Wright, who have debated their opinions, respectfully, over the years. While they take different approaches, they respect and look at each other’s views fairly and face their different points directly. Obviously, if you find the idea of the Bible unbelievable, The Meaning of Jesus will seem boring, but if you are open to the possibility of, or find the Bible intriguing and interesting, or even a slight interest in finding a…

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  • Similarities Between Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper

    La Belle Jardinière created in 1507[2]. In both cases, these masterpieces depict famous religious figures, The Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ. Some of the secondary religious figures include John the Baptist and the 12 disciples. Both masterpieces have held major significance and acclamation, not only in the religious realm, but also in History, especially Art History. Both of these works would be categorized as sacred works due to the religious nature of the composition. So many wonderful and…

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  • Birth Of Jesus Research Paper

    Throughout the years, the tradition of celebrating the birth of Jesus has always been on December 25th, or as many people know it, Christmas. Many people believe it to be the date that Jesus was born. It is also believed that he was born in a wonderful nativity scene surrounded by animals and loving people. However, many scholars believe December 25th may not be the date of his actual birth and he might not have been born in a manger. These ideas are because of the conflicting stories between…

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  • Philip The Apostle Research Paper

    Philip the Apostle was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Later Christian traditions describe Philip as the apostle who preached in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia. In the Roman Catholic Church, the feast day of Philip, along with that of James the Just, was traditionally observed on 1 May, the anniversary of the dedication of the church dedicated to them in Rome (now called the Church of the Twelve Apostles). The Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates Philip's feast day on 14 November. One of the…

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  • Book Of Mark Book Review

    the things that Jesus said during his time on earth but for me I generally reference the other gospels more frequently then the book of Mark. Now after reading it again and remembering that Mark was with Peter and Paul I’m wondering if it’s not the Peter influence in Mark’s writing that makes it less organized for me. I love the other books of the Bible that Paul wrote and have studied them intensively over the years. I’m accustomed to Paul’s writing style and thought process,…

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