Humanities 04.21.08

Humanities 04.21.08 - Humanities 04.21.08 4C: Christianity...

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Humanities 04.21.08 4C: Christianity Acquires a Past 1. The Pre-existence of Jesus a. John 1: 1-3, 10, 14 2. 4 Strategies for gaining a past a. Insertion backwards b. Prophetic hindsight c. Appropriation d. Figura (see 4B) Talk about Paul and this letter to the How Christianity acquire a past for itself? The time of dating system that we are using now is unknown to the people back then It is not invented until the 6 th century Jesus is born about 4BC instead of year 1 The dating system is invented by a monk o It is not popularized Ways of dating - different between culture, ethnics, and regions o Date by the government in charge at that time Example: Done in the 8 th years of George Bush o Date by the years since creations (common way of dating among the Jews) A sense of time o Now - The big bang theory is the creation of the universe Time could stretch out into the future o Past - in Christianity community 1. History is a shorter process 2. History exists as a ______ We don’t know what is going to happen in the future
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2008 for the course HUMANITIES 622723 taught by Professor Caciola,nancya during the Spring '07 term at UCSD.

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