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Christianity_review - RELI 1001 ROTHACKER MWF CHRISTIANITY...

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RELI 1001 ROTHACKER MWF CHRISTIANITY MAIN POINTS Christianity— trinitarian monotheism Jesus of Nazareth 4 bce- 30 ce o Didn’t call him Jesus he was called Yesuwah , relating to Joshua Christ of Faith = central doctrine o Devotional approach; church/Sunday school o Incarnation —idea that Jesus is God born in flesh o Christology —term for study of the nature of Jesus as the Christ o Christos = messiah = chosen one o Resurrection —2 nd central term in Christianity… idea that Jesus died as man on cross, came back to life as man , before ascending to heaven on the 3 rd day o Trinity —within God there are 3 persons; there are all EQUAL (majority of church decides on this by 381 CE) Father Son Holy spirit Jesus of History o Every account written by followers unbiased sources New Testament = 27 books about Jesus 21 letters by/to Paul 1 book Revelation 1 book Acts Gospels 4 books @ beginning Synoptic —Matthew, Mark, Luke Johanine “John” Way o Earliest books are Paul’s letters = 60CE- 65 CE o Gospels were in reaction to Paul’s letters o Mark—oldest gospel (70CE) o Matthew/Luke (80CE) o It is clear that the writers of Matthew & Luke read Mark
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90% Mark in Matthew 60% Mark in Luke o Q Source o M Source —own source of distinct writing o L Source —own source of distinct writing o John (90-100CE) Last of gospels to become canonized o o Mark—no birth o Birth name= Joshua Barjoseph Lower class Carpentry/stone-mason/laborer Spoke Aramaic 4 brothers—Joseph, James, Jude, Simon; sisters unknown o Discrepancy in Catholicism—brother meaning “kin” Jesus one of 7 Age 30, begins ministry John the Baptizer—Jesus begins ministry by going to the desert to get baptized “Prepare ye the way of the Lord” Camel hair shirt for intentional discomfort Moves from place to place Ministry directed at the pope o Kingdom of God God will institute His perfect rule here on Earth—like a restored Garden of Eden Oppressed Israelites want to be delivered Kingdom of God is already here —within the right heart; some are already living in it People realize they aren’t as holy as once thought Poor & lowly realize they’re holier than many others
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o Relationship w/ God Some say he saw himself as God in flesh Does not outwardly call himself “messiah” b/c term tends to relate to a military leader Refers to God as his father= “Abbas” Sees himself as instrumental in bringing kingdom of God Pilot asks people if they want Jesus or Barabbas set
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course RELI 1001 taught by Professor Eaglen during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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Christianity_review - RELI 1001 ROTHACKER MWF CHRISTIANITY...

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