Research Paper On Jesus
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The Historical Jesus in 3 Views
In 8 pages discussion and summaries that consider Jesus from an historical perspective are provided by three texts Gerd Theissen and Annette Merz in The Historical Jesus (1996), John D. Crossan in The Historical Jesus; The Life of a Mediterranean Peasant (1991), and E.P. Sanders in The Historical Figure of Jesus (1993). These three books provide clarifying opportunities for discussion in their reconstruction the life of Jesus. There are no additional bibliography sources listed.
Jesus As Messiah, Prophet And Son Of Man
This 5 page paper responds to four specific questions: How is Jesus a prophet, the Messiah and the Son of Man, what do those titles mean? How did Jesus perceive His role ?What did the Messiah mean to Jews and How did Jesus fulfill these roles? Why did Jesus take a different path than that expected by the Jews for their Messiah? Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Jesus Of History, Jesus Of Faith
A 4 page paper. The stimuli for this paper are statements made by John Meier who said, among other things, that the real Jesus was "unknown and unknowable." The writer discusses the difficulties with defining the historical Jesus and comments on whether or not the epistemic gap between the Jesus of History and the Jesus of Faith can ever be bridged. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Matthew on Jesus
An 8 page research paper that discusses the most significant description of Jesus in the Book of Matthew. The most significant way in which the Matthew's Gospel describes Jesus is when he is referred as the "Christ" or the "Messiah," as this substantiates this gospel's most pervasive theme, which is Jesus as King. Bibliography lists 7 sources.