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  • Jesus And Teddy Use Analogies
    656 words
    In "Teddy" by J.D. Salinger, Teddy is illustrated as a Christ figure. Many aspects of his life are similar to those of Jesus. Salinger created in Teddy a mirror-image of the real Christ. From a very young age, Teddy displays a profound understanding of the universe and life itself, exhibited by his deep conclusions about everyday life. For example, when he is watching the floating orange peels out of the ships porthole, he says "Its interesting that I know about them being there. If I hadnt seen...
  • Then Jesus
    1,218 words
    Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock-opera, emerged from the imagination of Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Time Rice (lyrics), which was later brought to life on the big screen by director Norman Jemison in 1973. Filmed on location in Israel, the movie is centred around the last seven days of Christ's life, from the time he arrived in Jerusalem up until his crucifixion. The movie is truly from the point of view of Judas Iscariot, one of the most infamous of all the 12 apostles. In the film, Judas por...
  • Historical Aspect Of Jesus Death And Resurrection
    950 words
    Death and Resurrection of Jesus in Matthew The death resurrection of Jesus Christ as told in the gospel of Matthew has implications far more than just a simple religious experience. Throughout the last three chapters of the gospel, several deep meanings are discovered which only enhance the interpretation of the entire writing. These insights and beliefs represent the historical aspect, which looks strictly at the facts, the literary aspect, which views the work as a piece of literature and the ...
  • Creative Deaths
    484 words
    In many places throughout the world and almost every person on the planet people go through or witness suffering and death everyday. I have experience and lived through suffering. Many people have different explanations for the reason of these terrible things but could this happen to benefit us. Martin Luther king say's suffering is creative and redemptive but not in the original meanings we think. The meaning I associate with suffering is an uncomfortable state for an amount of time. This is no...
  • Jesus Death
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    The Apostle Paul was born around the year of 3 A.D. in the Jewish community of Tarsus. When he was born, his strict Pharisee parents dedicated him to the service of God and did all they could to bring him up as good Jew. From age five to ten he studied under his father, a Jewish Pharisee. His father taught him the scriptures and traditional writing. Paul was sent to Jerusalem at about ten years old to attend the rabbinical school of Gamaliel. Gamaliel was the most famous rabbi who is mentioned i...
  • Yancey's The Jesus
    921 words
    The Jesus I Never Knew Yancey starts out with the image of Jesus. When he was young he had envisioned Jesus to have angelic features such as, young, handsome, and a compassionate face. It wasn't until he entered into a Christian college, that he was introduced to the real image of Jesus. I had an immediate connection with Yancey. I too had an image of Christ in my head, which consisted of Hollywood portrayals and those in classical paintings. It wasn't till I engaged myself at a Christian colleg...

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