Essays Tagged: "Pharisee"

Jesus Social Stance and Conflict with Judaism

s, a group of Jews who resisted the Roman empire. His teachings have also placed him as an orthodox Pharisee and a resistance fighter even thought he set himself in opposition to Pharisaism.Some of Je ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The sadducees and the pharisees.

In this essay I will compare two of the religious groups in Judaism, the Sadducees and the Pharisees. In this I will discuss their position in society, religious beliefs, traditions and pract ... e the priestly, aristocratic party in Judaism whose interests centred in the Temple.In contrast the Pharisees were a Jewish religious party whose membership was largely lay. Sources on the Pharisees i ...

(5 pages) 49 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Disagreements amongst jewish groups in the middle of the first century b.c.e.

the Temple, Torah and the Messiah. These arguments caused groups to form, which were the Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes and Christians. Each group took different stances on these important matters of t ... nd were upset with the way the officials were running things and wanted change. Then there were the Pharisees, who were religious leaders that believed in Temple sacrifice but did not regard it as nea ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Scribes" these are from the bible to study by or to use for a essay of some sort in this case it was a short essay but you can use it for anything

row, haughty and exclusive. Under the Asmonean rule they became the leaders of the new party of the Pharisees, and it is with the latter that we find them associated in the New-Testament records. They ... urists who devoted most of their attention to mere quibbles and subtle casuistry. Together with the Pharisees they are represented in the Gospels as being very ambitious of honour (Matt., xxiii, 2-7, ...

(28 pages) 104 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The life of Jesus

rich and important people, but for the sinners. This was shown in Matthew 9:12 when Jesus told the Pharisees "It is jot the healthy people that need a doctor but the sick." He tried to teach them the ... erent types of people and not to be pulled down by temptation, or not let the message sink in. The "Pharisee and tax collector" (Luke 18:9-14) teaches us a very important lesson which is to be humble, ...

(4 pages) 108 2 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Critical Review of "The Passion of the Christ"

He is then betrayed by one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot. Judas discloses Jesus' location to the Pharisees, who have Him captured and then confront Him with charges of blasphemy. The leaders of the ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Using the evidence of the St. Luke Gospel, what made Jesus an effective communicator? How was he able to attract and impress large crowds?

s is the kingdom of God" (Luke 6:20). He showed concern for all sinners, much to the disgust of the Pharisees and teachers of the law - "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them" (Luke 15:2). He s ... d them and poured perfume on them" (Luke 7:38). When Jesus forgave her for her sins, he shocked the Pharisees with his radical, unconventional behaviour - socialising with undesirables, sinners and pr ...

(10 pages) 74 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Birth of Christianity

ports of appearances of the risen Christ to various disciples. In about 50 to 60 CE, Saul, a Pharisee tentmaker, while searching for followers of Jesus to imprison, encountered a light brighter ... house, many bad characters- tax-gatherers and others - were seated with him and his disciples. The Pharisees noticed this, and said to his disciples, 'Why is it that your master eats with tax-gathere ...

(2 pages) 51 2 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

John 3

icodemus coming to Jesus is most simply explained by first considering the fact that Nicodemus is a Pharisee and portrayed as a ruler of the Jews. Though he seems to be a man of great knowledge and en ... of heaven can only be achieved by being reborn of water and spirit.2. Again because Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a proposed ruler of the Jews I would imagine that he believed in both his heart and min ...

(10 pages) 57 1 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Mary in the Life of Jesus.

d and the lowly being exalted repeatedly throughout the Gospels, most clearly in his open rebuke of Pharisees, scribes and teachers of the law. This party was pious, nationalist, ethnocentric and held ... Jesus pronounces railing judgments against them in Matthew 23- "Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices- mint, dill and cumin. But you have negle ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Are Rewards Really Rewarding?

(1 pages) 344 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Keeping The Sabbath Holy

alive, but couldn't start the process of healing. Their ritual purity was their pre-occupation. The Pharisees were following legalism. They seemed to make additional laws and rules that God didn't mak ... "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But the Pharisees recognized that danger to life took precedence over observance of the Sabbath law. But the ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Faith is the Key

Healing of the Paralytic" is the healing of one man. This miracle begins with Jesus teaching while Pharisees and teachers were in attendance, which had come from different villages from all across Ga ... n reaction to the faith of the crowd, Jesus said, "Friend, your sins are forgiven" (Luke 5:20). The Pharisees and teachers present were skeptical of Jesus' claims and wondered if anyone besides God co ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity