Jesus Seminar

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  • Jesus Seminar Paragraph

    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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  • Landmark Education Reflective Essay

    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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  • Who Was Jesus In Van Biema's The Gospel Truth?

    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

    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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  • The Colloquium: Personal Experience

    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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  • Can We Trust The Gospels Summary

    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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  • Exegetical Essay On Jesus In Mark 11: 23

    In the New Testament, Jesus made a very bold statement to us. In Mark 11:23 Jesus said: (Mar 11:23) For truly I say to you that whoever shall say to this mountain, Be moved and be cast into the sea, and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that what he said shall occur, he shall have whatever he said. This amazing statement still continues to strain our faith to grasp the fullness of what He meant. In June of 1974, a man named Charles Capps was teaching at a faith seminar in…

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  • Example Of A Safari Narrative Essay

    umbo, Francis Burns Family! A couple months’ ago fifteen other colleagues, and myself from Candler School of Theology setoff on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa. To be the hands and feet of Christ Jesus in two differing parts of this region, Nairobi and Meru. A mission, which had me anxious yet excited, weary yet overjoyed, and fearful yet captivated. Nevertheless, God placed this once in a lifetime opportunity before me. I had a deep yearning to move forward on this trip with no expectation,…

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  • The 95 Theses Analysis

    were no longer under the catholic leadership. Even though churches were being formed under different authority they were still united through the belief of Jesus Christ as Lord and…

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  • Church Growth Movement Research Paper

    The Greek word εὐαγγέλιον (evangelion) is translated into English as “gospel” or “good news”. Specifically, in the Greek New Testament, it is the gospel of Jesus Christ that is discussed. The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before your face, which shall prepare your way before you. (Mark 1:1-2) As the Bible witnesses, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news. (Mark 1:14 – NIV) Lack of current…

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