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    Jesus Seminar Paragraph Marcus J. Borg attests in his book Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time that Jesus comprises two distinct personas; “the pre-Easter Jesus” and “the post-Easter Jesus” (20). He further implies that it is necessary for us to be able to differentiate between these identities, and cites and commends “the work of a group of scholars known as the Jesus Seminar” in dutifully analyzing and clarifying these necessary distinctions (21). Borg states that the Seminar “[has] met twice a year for the sake of voting on the historical accuracy of the sayings of Jesus” (21). By using a color-coded system for each disputed Jesus-saying, the Seminar is able to reach a general consensus on the validity of such statement, and whether…

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    For project 2, the plan was to attend a seminar of some sort regarding estate planning. Chris Hogan, one of Dave Ramsey’s personalities, was here towards the end of March but his speaking arrangement wasn’t centered solely around estate planning and instead, was more of a “smart money” event about getting out of debt etc. After doing some research, I found several different seminars that will be taking place locally next month around the Salt Lake Valley, but since the semester will be over by…

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    For over the past decade, I have been learning and living through the works of Landmark Education (now Landmark Worldwide). The programs have evolved from seminars designed by Werner Erhard. During that same approximate time, Erhard was working with Jensen, Zaffron, and Granger the creating an ontological, phenomenological leadership course to be taught throughout the world. Not only were they successful in doing so, they found through teaching the course, people left the course actually being…

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    In the Christian faith, a main belief is that Jesus died on the cross to forgive the sins of the world. That God sent His only son to the world to help save His people. Near the end of Van Biema’s article he talks about how the Jesus Seminar said that “the Resurrection of Jesus Christ was not essential to the faith; and that, in fact, the Resurrection may not have occurred at all,” . This was not surprising to hear, because the Jesus Seminar is trying to decipher what Jesus did or did not…

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    The Gospel Truth Analysis

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    In order to uncover unknown information from an ancient civilization, archeologists usually do extensive digging and research in a specified area; however, to uncover truths about Jesus Christ, there was no removal of dirt, as the world 's most sold book was dug into. Although Christianity continues to be the most popular religion, scholars came together in a Seminar, seeking to find the provable truth, which leads to unpopular conclusions. Throughout the article entitled, The Gospel Truth? by…

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    Jesus Is Real Essay

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    Bible is full of hard facts that are credible in their teachings, and give life to Jesus Christ. In the book The Case for Christ Lee Strobel comes to the conclusion that all the evidence proves that Christ is real. If all the evidence matches the teachings then the all of it is true. In order for the biographies of Christ to be trusted you have to have eyewitness accounts, to prove that it is correct. The biographies of Christ are ultimately found in the gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and…

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    exhibit the behavior of someone who is mentally disturbed. Strobel then talks about the profile evidence. He summarizes a conversation with the theologian Donald Carson about if Jesus “fit” into the Old Testament’s profile of God as someone who is omniscient, omnipotent, eternal, immutable, loving, holy, righteous, and just. He talks about these things specifically on page 209. Strobel provided a positive argument for believing that Jesus possessed various divine attributes. Strobel’s final…

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    On of the ladies at my church went to Indonesia tis summer and was given the opportunity to talk be the first American to talk to a Muslim village and was invited by the Muslim leader to come back and talk to the village and teach the village and Jesus and our beliefs. I think this is a great example of how different people learn and find truth is different ways from each other, and God shows us this truth in many different ways. This was just one of the things that came to my mind as way this…

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    Spouse Interview The following section will serve as an encouragement testimony from my spouse in my life. Just as my seminary experience is a tremendous encouragement to her, we hope that this seminar experience serves as an inspiration to our lives and an answer to our prayers. Seminary Experience Viviana’s, conversion experience took place after we got married. She grew up in a big family with eight siblings, and with her mom as the only Christian in the house. She didn’t know about any…

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    The book, Can We Trust the Gospels, attempts to answer two basic questions that are posed to many Christians at least once in their lifetime: Do the Gospels provide reliable, historical information about Jesus of Nazareth? And do they offer a trustworthy basis for having faith in Jesus Christ? The author, Mark Roberts, is referring to the first four books found in today’s New Testament Bible, not other texts or “gnostic gospels” that are found elsewhere in literature. The author claims that…

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