Essays Tagged: "Jesu"

Biography on the Apostle John.

JohnJohn was a son of Zebedee and Salome, who was a sister of Mary the mother of Jesus. He grew up in Galilee and worked with his brother James, Andrew, and Peter as fishermen. He a ... fishermen. He and his companion Andrew were disciples of John the Baptist and that is how they met Jesus.When he was called to follow Jesus to become a fisher of men, he and his fishing partners quit ... led to follow Jesus to become a fisher of men, he and his fishing partners quit fishing, and became Jesus' disciples. He followed Jesus through his early ministry along with eleven other disciples. He ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Biblical refernces in the book, "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton.

or "but", and repetition. This style is used to represent speech or thoughts "translated" from Zulu.Jesus Christ is symbolized by the figure of Arthur Jarvis. He is a white reformer who fights for rig ... love and compassion and were killed because of their beliefs. Arthur Jarvis can be identified with Jesus Christ. Jesus taught "love thy neighbor as thyself". Roman priests didn't understand him, but ...

(7 pages) 58 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Christabel" by Samuel Coleridge.

ing so high,52 On the topmost twig that looks up at the sky.53 Hush, beating heart of Christabel!54 Jesu, Maria, shield her well!55 She folded her arms beneath her cloak,56 And stole to the other side ... n the Baron forgot his age,432 His noble heart swelled high with rage;433 He swore by the wounds in Jesu's side434 He would proclaim it far and wide,435 With trump and solemn heraldry,436 That they, w ...

(18 pages) 104 3 4.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Biblical Allusion in "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck

fects this technique in his novel The Grapes of Wrath by introducing a character who is symbolic of Jesus Christ. This character, Jim Casy, not only shares initials with this biblical figure, but he a ... mediately foreshadowing his future decision to unite with other migrant workers. Casy's allusion to Jesus Christ serves as the force behind Tom's character as it changes throughout the novel from self ...

(2 pages) 41 0 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

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

ion for this Gospel. This being so, the audience is most likely to be composed of Gentiles. Usually Jesus was a matchless teacher; but in this Gospel He appears even more distinctly as the mighty Work ... ly as the mighty Worker. A very interesting thing seen in Mark that is not in other Gospels is that Jesus asks those who he came in contact with Him not to tell anyone of what they have witnessed (Elw ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analyzation of the gospel passage, The Sermon on the Mount. (5 pages)

The Sermon on the Mount discusses various ways in which people can follow Jesus to get to heaven. In the first part, The Beatitudes are discussed. In society today, these tea ... s, you will not immediately gain a part of the earth to call your own. However, one can assume that Jesus' figurative interpretation meant the simple, universal knowledge that can be applied to many d ... guarantee that a man in that type of position will not be.Further into the passage, it is said that Jesus expects everyone to love his or her enemies. That is a concept that everyone is familiar with, ...

(6 pages) 56 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The death of Jesus was a historical, prophetic, and even theological necessity. However, Jesus interpreted His death as the consequence and culmination of his life and mission.

The death of Jesus was a historical necessity because it is something that frequently happens. It is natural for ... even before. Also, death was not contained to such people. Those who got in the way of power, like Jesus did, also get killed. Jesus' path of radical fidelity to God got Him a lot of enemies who plot ... mies who plotted against Him.It was a prophetic necessity because prophets die for their faith. And Jesus, being the Son of God, is no exception. Prophets do God's will and announce hope for the poor ...

(2 pages) 112 5 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A book report about the novel Joshua by Joseph F. Girzone. Joshua is quite like Jesus, and must work through a very similar but modern-like experience of Jesus' troubles.

would like to point out that it is quite obvious that Joshua is in fact the 20th century version of Jesus Christ. It is most obvious from early on, when he first introduces himself as a carpenter. Nex ... alks through town with that large log on his shoulder, which I guess could be symbolic of the cross Jesus carried. Then there was the man who came to help Joshua, but could not for it was too heavy. T ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Christianity

Christians follow the teachings of Yeshua of Nazareth, commonly referred to as Jesus Christ which is Greek for "the Messiah". Jesus Christ was a Jewish preacher who was executed b ... nd Holy Spirit; three separate persons who form a single unified deity.Most Christians believe that Jesus co-existed with God before the creation of the world, was born of a virgin, was bodily resurre ... ament and New Testament. The Old Testament chronicles the lives of Jews and others who lived before Jesus, who had been promised a savior by God and were waiting for him. The New Testament is unique t ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

This essay explains what is done and said at the baptism of an infant and what the different rituals/acts represent for Christians.

e baptised when they are old enough to understand what they are doing and make the choice to follow Jesus for themselves. Other Christians think that it is right to baptise children of Christian paren ... ild.Parents who would rather that their child was not baptised until old enough to choose to follow Jesus for themselves can have a 'Service of Thanksgiving for the Birth of a Child', instead of a bap ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analysis of the Gospel of Matthew

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 Abraham" (Matt 1:1). The format of this book was written ... Abraham" (Matt 1:1). The format of this book was written in linear format, chronicling the life of Jesus from birth to Resurrection. The Apostle Matthew, was called Levi, he was the son of Alphaeus a ...

(9 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Basis of Justice in Scripture

as if he were your brother or sister is in my opinion the foundation for justice in the scriptures. Jesus says in Matthew, 5 43-44 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You should love your nei ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Beliefs Of Catholicism

According to Catholicism, Jesus is the son of god. The father, son, and holy spirit make the Holy Trinity. On the opposite sid ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

On Another's Sorrow

mage of God as judge and presents the image of God as friend. Perhaps he was recalling the death of Jesus¡¦ friend, Lazarus, when Jesus went to comfort the grieving sisters, Mary and Mart ... nd, Lazarus, when Jesus went to comfort the grieving sisters, Mary and Martha. John 11:35,36 says, "Jesus wept. Then the Jews said, 'See how he loved him!'" Blake unites the two sides of his drawing a ...

(2 pages) 334 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bible

other hand, are raised listening to the stories of the Bible and the questioning begins. AWhen did Jesus live?@ and A Where did Jesus live?@. These questions, indeed, need to be answered.As we grow o ...

(2 pages) 299 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Brothers Karamzov" by Fydor Dostoyevsky. The essay focuses on several different books inside the book with close analysis. From Book three to the Epilogue

at was to see if there’s in reality one person who could forgive and Alyosha quickly brings up Jesus Christ and mentions that Ivan has forgotten all about him. Ivan disagrees and tells him that h ... as written a poem all about this called The Grand Inquisitor.The poem is about the second coming of Jesus Christ during the sixteenth century in Spain. Once he arrives unexpectedly, he begins to heal ...

(8 pages) 24 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beliefs And Practices In The Christian Religion

both religions. Yet fundamental differences also exist between these faiths. In fact, the coming of Jesus the Messiah marks one of these greatest differences. "For Christians, the death and resurrecti ... e capable in destroying the world if their faith in God was not present. Without the teachings from Jesus about a loving and forgiving God, humans will not have a sense of direction, egoism would beco ...

(18 pages) 89 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analysis of A Good Man is Hard to Find

rom God but denies that he had been punished by mistake. Her response “If you would pray… Jesus would help you” is an invitation to a spiritual baptism which would wash away his origina ... n the works of Christ, he puts her faith to the ultimate test. The Misfit explains his quarrel with Jesus to the grandmother when he says “Jesus was the only One that raised the dead…and He ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book summary of "A Spectator's guide to Jesus"

istory in Macquarie University, unfolds the myths and the religiosity that often blurs the image of Jesus. Dickson explores the many roles and identities that are given to Jesus, healer, teacher, Chri ... many roles and identities that are given to Jesus, healer, teacher, Christ. "A Spectator's guide to Jesus" is a book dedicated to discovering the truth to the most controversial religious topics, from ...

(6 pages) 30 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Betrayal to Jesus

o down in history as the biggest sinner that walked the Earth. My Name is Judas and I have betrayed Jesus “The Messiah”.I was a greedy man. I always put money first all the time. I loved mon ... was a greedy man. I always put money first all the time. I loved money so much that I forgot about Jesus’ love and care. I thought turning in Jesus for thirty pieces of sliver was a great idea. ...

(3 pages) 15 1 4.6 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith