2_5_08_notes - 1) Brief historical background to Jesus a....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1) Brief historical background to Jesus a. First 5 books of bible are the Torah to Jewish people b. Torah – the law c. Jesus practiced jewish holidays, did not intend to follow any other faith d. Very poor, challenge to religious elites, crucify Jesus e. Jesus, known for love/peace, is condemned; why is he condemned? 2) Working with Walter Wink – Think/pair/share a. Is peace the absence of conflict? i. No, peace is something you have to work for. The absence of conflict is just a down time between conflicts, but peace is something you must work to preserve. Keeping peace takes a lot of maintenance. b. How do you relate peace to justice? Is it possible to have authentic peace without justice? i. Peace and justice are not the same. Peace is an agreement to not fight and justice is a way of doing what is right that may include violence. c. Prior to reading Wink, what did you assume about Jesus’ way of peace? i.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

2_5_08_notes - 1) Brief historical background to Jesus a....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online