Current global pop. Of Christians: 1/3 of the world population aka 2 billion, largest religion.
Bruce Lincolns 4 domains of religion:
1. Practice: to be a Christian, ask what Christians do and to what limits. Rituals and
ANYTHING IS PREFERABLE TO
INACTION IN PREPARING FOR THE
1 And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which
had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his
2 And he called him, and said unto h
CHRISTIANITY OVERVIEW PART 3
Holy Week is broken into four parts
Thursday-Last Supper, Passover seder
In a painting Jesus has a knife and is about to stab a Roman
At the last supper, Jesus
GOD PREFERS THOSE WHO
REPENT AT THE LAST MOMENT.
11 And he said, "There was a man who had two sons;
12 and the younger of them said to his father, 'Father, give me the share of
property that falls to me.' And he divided his living between them.
13 Not man
THE LIFE OF JESUS OF NAZERETH
Born: Around 6 B.C.E., Bethlehem (Matth.) or Nazereth, to Joseph and
Background: Palestine under Roman Occupation. Galilee removed from
Jerusalem centre, more nationalistic.
Youth: Carpenter (upper mi
YOU CAN GET IN EVEN AT THE
VERY LAST MOMENT.
For the kingdom of heaven is like a householder, who went out early in the
morning to hire labourers for his vineyard.
And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent
them into his vineyard
INTRO TO CHRISTIANITY
Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Messiah
(meaning Christ and Annointed One) who saves the world. This global
religion first emerged as a sect of Judaism, and in the beginning embraced
many Judaic views a
CHRISTIANITY OVERVIEW PART 1
Jesus is absolutely a Jew, and a Rabbi
The teachings of Jesus come from Matthew and Luke
These people did not directly follow Jesus, they lived a
Matthew, Mark, and Luke Synoptic gospe
CHRISTIANITY OVERVIEW PART 2
What was happening in Palestine when Jesus was born
Jesus was a carpenter, his main employers were romans
he was born in Nazareth in Galilee
He is poor
aristocrats, collaborators with Romans, they suck
THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIAN
Problem: How did a religion whose original emphasis was on simple faith
and moral behaviour come to assign such a crucial role to doctrine and
1) EXTERNAL FACTORS:
Typical of Greek and Roman reverence
THE RICH WILL BE EXCLUDED:
20 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed [be ye]
poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.
21 Blessed [are ye] that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed [are ye]
that weep now: for y
DO NOT LET YOURSELF BE
1 "Then the kingdom of heaven shall be compared to ten maidens who
took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom.
2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
3 For when the foolish took their lamps, they t
Key terms, definitions, names, dates, etc. (you just have to know these for Part I of
- Bishop:- A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is
generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. Abjurat
JESUS AS THE MESSIAH
27 And Jesus went out, and his disciples, into the towns of Caesarea
Philippi: and by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, Whom
do men say that I am?
28 And they answered, John the Baptist: but some [say], Elias; and