Western Civ Christianity 2

Western Civ Christianity 2 - Wrapping up Paul discussing...

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Religions of Western Civ. Christianity 2 : 10/20/2011 62-65: Paul, Peter, James die 70- destruction of the temple 72-Mark 85-Mathew + Luke 95-110 - John Main symbol: The cross, crucifixion, Jesus died on the cross. For Christians it is a symbol of salvation, that he gave himself as a sacrifice for all of human kind. INRI- Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews The Gospels that made it into the new testament all discuss The Passion, it is very important because various groups of Christians wonder how he could have died, and interpret the claims about Jesus. Christianity accepts Jesus as a person that died, and was ressurected as a Holy figure. What was radical about Paul's message and theology? Paul claims you don't have to be Jewish to follow Christ. He claimed that you could join the movement as a gentile. He looks at Jesus for freedom, and that the Torah chains/improsens a person with the law. He talks about Judaism as the vine, and God grafting the gentiles onto the vine, so everyone gets to participate in this movement. Paul calls himself an evangelist. Since he
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