Christianit1 - Christianity Judaism and Christianity share...

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Christianity Judaism and Christianity share many common elements Christianity grew out of Judaism Main difference is regarding messiah a. Christianity- Messiah has already come b. Judaism- he is yet to come I. The Life and Teachings of Jesus A. What we Know about the life of Jesus and his teachings is four Gospels B. They are considered in Christianity the basic sources. C. Jesus was born in 4 BCE D. At the time Jesus was born, Jerusalem was part of Roman Empire 1. Romans might have ruled Jerusalem harshly. E. At the time Jesus is born, there were Judaic groups 1. The Sadducees kept up temple rituals 2. Pharisees very observant of Jewish laws F. The Jews waiting for Messiah, foretold in books Isaiah, Daniel, and Micah 1. Would bring new order based on the principles of justice and love G. Messiah means one that is ‘anointed’, refers to ceremony of anointing a new king with olive oil. H. Miraculous conception of Jesus took place in Nazareth; was born in Bethlehem. I. Was circumcised on eighth day according to Jewish tradition J. Probably attended synagogue school as a child K. Later as an adult he took up the profession of carpentry with his foster father joseph L. Raised as a devout Jew, Jesus accepted the sacred authority of the Law. 1. Observed Sabbath and dietary laws 2. Well versed in the Hebrew Bible 3. Soft spoken
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4. Appeals to common people, speaks their language 5. Simple and straightforward, and occasionally very witty M. Surprisingly, the four Gospels do not inform us about Jesus from age of 16 to almost 26.
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2011 for the course REL 2300 taught by Professor Kassim during the Summer '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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