IHUM Lecture Notes

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IHUM Lecture Notes: Approaching Religion 1/15/08 – Christianities – Their multiple and often conflictive forms. The Defining Belief 1. Jesus is Christ 2. Jesus is God 3. For YOU “JESUS is CHRIST” (Christ is a title) Subject Predicate Interpreted as By your community and you attributed to Christianity is ONE INTERPRETATION of Jesus. Various types of CHRISTS - friend, all powerful, etc Yeshua of Nazareth - Jewish male that was killed – savior No guarantee that quotes in the Bible were said by Yeshua To be Human is to interpret/make sense of Yeshua as The Christ/God History + Faith = Belief Faith interprets Yeshua as the Christ. Only one apostle says Jesus is God (took 70 years for him to announce) 1/17/08 The present, past, doctrines, practice, future Christianities and how they got that way History = A Human Doing. What How - Histories get written - Communities establish their identities by writing histories Where there’s smoke… Theres a smoke-making device
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course COMM 108 taught by Professor Bailenson,j during the Fall '07 term at Stanford.

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