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One Jesus, many Christs

how Jesus inspired not one true Christianity, but many : the truth about Christian origins

by Gregory J. Riley

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600,
    • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
    • Hero worship -- Rome -- History,
    • Christianity -- Origin

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      StatementGregory J. Riley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBT198 .R53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination228 p. ;
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL658108M
      ISBN 100060667990, 0060667982
      LC Control Number97003294


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He is the central figure of Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah (the Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament. Virtually all modern scholars of antiquity agree that Jesus existed Born: c.

4 BC, Judea, Roman Empire. The parables of Jesus make up a crucial part of the Bible. Jesus had the wisdom to simplify the profound spiritual truths he needed to share with humanity in the form of relatable stories that are easy to understand.

A parable is a tale about a simple, common subject to illustrate a deeper, valuable moral lesson. One Jesus, Many Christs: How Jesus Inspired Not One True Christianity, But Many: The Truth About Christian Origins, by Gregory J. Riley. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, In One Jesus, Many Christs Gregory Riley reveals that there was not just one true Christianity, but many different Christianities from the very beginning.

United by passionate allegiance to Jesus as hero, these early, doctinally diverse Christianities have led to the development of many different kinds of Christian churches among us today/5(1).

Well, an excellent book about Jesus was probably written by the Roman centurion Cornelius and it has come to be known as the Gospel of Mark, It is an intelligence report on the activities of Jesus sent up the Roman military chain of command and tr.

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What the Book of Mormon Tells Us About Jesus Christ is a subject so large that it could take a lifetime to review. It is a spiritual topic, associated with faith, belief, testimony, emotion, revelation, and personal conviction.

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The book’s popularity with lay readers reflects an intriguing title, an unusual thesis, and a simple presentation without scholarly apparatus. I remember one day I was doing that and I was browsing in the books, and I saw a title which immediately caught my interest.

The title of the book was, ''One Jesus, Many Christs.'' One Jesus, singular, many Christs, plural. When I saw the title of that book I said, ''That pretty well expresses the current religious atmosphere in America.''.

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The Finished. Jesus' brothers and sisters. The Gospel of Mark and the Gospel of Matthew mention James, Joseph/Joses, Judas/Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus, the son of same verses also mention unnamed sisters of Jesus.

Mark tells about Jesus' mother and brothers looking for Jesus.A verse in the Epistle to the Galatians mentions seeing James, "the Lord's brother", and none other of the. The books of the Old Testament contain many passages about the Messiah — all prophecies Jesus Christ fulfilled.

For instance, the crucifixion of Jesus was foretold in Psalm approximately 1, years before Christ was born, long before this method of. JESUS THE CHRIST A Study of the Messiah and His Mission according to Holy Scriptures both Ancient and Modern By JAMES E.

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Salt Lake City, Utah. Deseret Book Company. The crucifixion of Jesus is usually dated to either 30 CE or 33 CE, with 33 CE becoming perhaps more common in recent times.

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And there are also many other things -- as many as Jesus did -- which, if they may be written one by one, not even the world itself I think to have place for the books written.

Amen. Jesus and the Beloved Apostle. 24 This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who has written them down. And we know that his testimony is true. The Book of the Future Chapter Six The Second Coming of Jesus Christ “For yet a little while, and He that shall come will come, and will not tarry” (Hebrews ).

The rule and reign of the Antichrist is going to look like the final triumph of man without God.