Essays Tagged: "Gospel"

The Gospels

Theocentric StudiesThe four Gospels are neither histories of the life of Christ nor biographies. They are portraits of the perso ... s they do not separate Him from His full- orbed character (Luke 4:14-9:50, John 1:19-2:50).The four Gospels narrate, largely, the same things, but with some differences. Only Matthew and Luke tell of ... n birth, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus the Christ and His life and teachings, the four Gospels present a living, dynamic, unique personality. God became man to work out man's redemption f ...

(2 pages) 159 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Book: Historical Jesus - The essay states all the important facts of the book.

One of the most interesting aspects of this lecture was the fact that the gospels can be broken down into three distinct layers; one being what Jesus actually said and was di ... and the last being added from the author. This makes the most sense when we consider that the word gospel means good news, and the idea comes out that good news must evolve with the time and be updat ...

(1 pages) 85 1 2.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparing Buddha and Jesus' lives and Ideas.

each other in different parts of the world could have had such similar experiences and thoughts.The Gospels according to Mark, Luke, John, and Matthew seem to be the only reliable sources on the life ... g to Mark, Luke, John, and Matthew seem to be the only reliable sources on the life of Jesus. These Gospels are part of the New Testament, which were written at the end of the first century. In additi ...

(5 pages) 105 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Historical, and iconographical analysis of "The Book of Kells", and ancient Irish illuminated manusript. title is "The Book of Kells".

e of the most impressive illuminated manuscripts in the world. The book is a Latin text of the four Gospels written in amazingly decorative lines of script, and it has large lavishly painted pages and ... ginally thought to have about 370 folios, as some of the preliminary text is missing, and St. Johns Gospel is cut off in the middle, also the gospels of Mark and Luke do not begin with full page decor ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Analysis of St. Mark: Chapter 4:35-41 and insight on the authour Mark.

not necessarily for strict chronological narrative order (Elwell 88). Theologians estimate that the Gospel of Mark was composed approximately between the mid 40's to early 60's. Rome is thought to be ... imately between the mid 40's to early 60's. Rome is thought to be the place of origination for this Gospel. This being so, the audience is most likely to be composed of Gentiles. Usually Jesus was a m ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay is about Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ. I review the movie and see if Mel Gibson's directing efforts paid off like he wanted it to.

It is not history and not drama, though it has elements of both. It is not a full retelling of the Gospels or of the life of Jesus. It is a personal and spiritual statement about the view that the su ... her. For that reason, the movie will be most appreciated by those who are already familiar with the Gospels or as a starting point for those who want to learn more.Some of the scenes are particularly ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis of The Parable of the Dishonest Steward. Asked to focus on the idea of a parable and analyze this specific parable in the New Testament.

tianity. Much of what is known about the life and teachings of Jesus is written in the Bible's four Gospel books-Matthew, Mark, John, and Luke. Each of the Gospels is considered anonymous in the sense ... spels is considered anonymous in the sense that none include the actual author's name. Three of the Gospels are remarkably similar and are often considered together and read side by side as the "Synop ...

(9 pages) 44 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Birth of Christianity

unishable by death. And, as was customary in that era, Jesus was crucified. According to the gospel accounts, after death, a wealthy Jewish disciple placed the body in a guarded tomb. Three day ... arded tomb. Three days later, some women went to visit the body only to discover an empty tomb. The gospels go on to describe numerous reports of appearances of the risen Christ to various disciples. ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"The Cultural Diffusion of African Music in Modern day Mainstream American Culture"

d, diffusion took African culture all over the world. For instance, the worship music diffused into Gospel, the music easing the pain of work diffused into the blues, the music used for communication ... entertainment music diffused into other music forms today such as Rap, Jazz, and even Rock-and-Roll.Gospel music, though primarily performed in churches, specifically Baptist churches, is a mainstream ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

To what extent is the Resurrection of Christ central to the Christian faith? (Essay looking at most central aspects of Christian faith to determine the most central)

The Resurrection of Christ can be found in every book of the New Testament - including the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.Many argue that the Resurrection is the key aspect of Christ ... central to the Christian faith.Christ's crucifixion and his Resurrection are contained in all four Gospels. Within the Gospels there are discrepancies in the accounts however not enough that they des ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Evangelism defined

ggelizo is a messenger, an angel. Evangelism is literally to announce the good news, especially the Gospel.Announce the Good News...where have I heard that before? Oh yeah, Isaiah 52:7-12. "How lovely ...

(2 pages) 29 0 2.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience: "The Lamb"

es of gentleness, meekness, and peace. The image of the child is also associated with Jesus: in the Gospel, Jesus displays a special solicitude for children, and the Bible's depiction of Jesus in his ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analysis of the Gospel of Matthew

This book review was done on the Gospel according to Matthew, which came from the Holy Bible- the New Testament. The author of this b ... r of this book was the Apostle Matthew. The subject of the book is outlined in the first verse. The gospel of Matthew is "the book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraha ... s. The book also neglected information about Jesus life.As the first book in the New Testament, The Gospel of Matthew contained an extensive account of Jesus' teachings in one continuous narrative. Th ...

(9 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Gospel According to the Son

and paraphrasing the New Testament. The book harmonizes the many texts disparities between the four Gospels by weaving material from each into a seamless chronological storyline. To add historical det ... racles of healing, but more often the outcomes are unclear in this book.The "good news" of Mailer's gospel seems to be that love will ultimately triumph, but only God knows how--and maybe not even God ...

(2 pages) 12 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gospel Of Mark

Gospel of Mark Jesus is portrayed in the gospels by today's standards, not necessarily as the gospel ... rayed in the gospels by today's standards, not necessarily as the gospels meant to portray him. The gospels can be viewed in a different light, as the society in the first-century was a contrast to to ... American society. People today value and have a different approach on religion by reflecting on the gospels according to the type of lifestyle they live in the present day. According to first century ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Discuss The Relationship Between Gospel And Culture In The Mission Of The Church. To What Extent Is All Mission Cross- Cultural?

Gospel meets culture and suddenly a plethora of issues are ejaculated into the stream of debate and ... es such fervour? God's mission is the ultimate transmitter of love but what are the implications of Gospel and Culture, which lie within? This essay will closely examine and evaluate issues risen as a ... thin? This essay will closely examine and evaluate issues risen as a result of the confrontation of Gospel and culture. The relationship between Gospel and culture is an on-going challenge facing the ...

(13 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adoration of the Magi

nless. This image is produced as a mosaic to capture the individual colored aspects.In the lavished Gospel manuscript, another version of the Adoration of the Magi was reproduced in AD 983 at Trier. T ... s on the blank section above the Wisemen. This image is illuminated in a cycle of narratives in the Gospel manuscript and this story is just one effective aspect of Jesus' life.These versions of the A ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Gospels of Thomas/This essay will be mainly describing the Gospels of Thomas and his views about religion.

Religion 313Reading: Gospels of Thomas. As stated in the first sentence, in The Complete Gospels, the Gospel of Thomas is ... . As stated in the first sentence, in The Complete Gospels, the Gospel of Thomas is a “sayings gospel.” The reader can note that the Thomas’ documentation most always relates to words, ... 46; documentation most always relates to words, or sayings, of Jesus. According to the reading, the Gospel of Thomas “belongs to a lively tradition in the first century Judaism: Wisdom (pg. 303). ...

(2 pages) 410 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Contemporary Youth Culture

Proclaiming about the Gospel message to the youth of today has presented the Catholic Church with significant challenges. ... e media and promotes both consumerism and materialism. As a result of this, the core meaning of the Gospel message has drifted further and further away from youth culture. The Church is now challenged ... further away from youth culture. The Church is now challenged to bring back the significance of the Gospel message amongst a culture that does not understand it. Central to the Church’s mission i ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

‘The Gospels express the faith of the early Christian communities’ Evaluate this quotation

'The Gospels express the faith of the early Christian communities'Evaluate this quotationThe three Synopt ... Jesus was the Messiah they had been waiting for.Inferences can be drawn from the wording of Mark's Gospel that it was written for Gentile Christians living in Rome. Mark's explanation of some Jewish ... d 'denarius' �, a Roman currency word, indicating that the audience was situated in Rome.The Gospel of Matthew is written from a Jewish perspective and is therefore thought to be the Gospel of ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity