Essays Tagged: "Pontius Pilate"

The novel Billy Budd being compared to biblical terms.

ist like figure, Clagart to the Serpent in the garden of Eden or the devil, and Captain Vere as the Pontius Pilot in Rome. Throughout Billy Budd Biblical parallels such as the crucification of Jesus, ... ll of the Garden of Eden, and the sacrifice of Isaac.Captain Vere, may interestingly be compared to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, at the time of Jesus Christ's crucification. It is said ...

(1 pages) 61 1 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Early Christian Procecution in The Roman Empire

ds. He was then arrested and taken before the Sanhedrin, whothen took him before the Roman governor Pontius Pilate, claimingthat he was subverting Roman rule. Pilate did not want to give Jesusthe deat ...

(3 pages) 79 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"Even if conventional war is acceptable for Christians, nuclear war could never be." Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing you have considered more than one point of view.

he legitimate power of the state. He paid his taxes (Matt 17:24-27) and recognized the authority of Pontius Pilate, even when Pilate unjustly delivered him over to his enemies (John 19:11). Therefore, ...

(2 pages) 24 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.

of controversy about the portrayal of the Jewish elders who ordered the capture of Jesus and urged Pontius Pilate to sentence him to death. Unlike the recent The Gospel of John, this movie does not i ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ

characteristics of Christ.After spending a night locked up at the Sanhedrin, the Jews took Jesus to Pontius Pilate, wishing for Him to be crucified. Before Pilate makes a decision, the movie jumps to ...

(5 pages) 242 4 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Jesus of History, Christ of Faith - Historical Evidence Regarding the Life of Jesus.

read. Later that night he is betrayed by one of his disciples and is arrested. He is brought before Pontius Pilate, the fifth Roman procurator of Judea, who places the judgement of Jesus in the hands ... e hands of the crowd who choose to have a notorious prisoner freed and Jesus crucified in his place.Pontius Pilate reigned from 26 to 36 AD, meaning that these events must have taken place somewhere b ...

(4 pages) 223 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Brief Discussion and Review of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Jesus Christ Super Star'

s, and then the action picks up, all the while everything being said in song. Jesus is taken before Pontius Pilate, where the people condemn him to crucifixion. He is whipped while at the same time Pe ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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

The Passion of the Christ: A Film Review

rs: James Caviezel (Jesus of Nazareth)Matti Sbragia (Caiphas, The High Priest)Hristo Naumov Shopov (Pontius Pilate)Luca Lionello (Judas)Actress: Maia Morgenstern (Mary)Monica Bellucci (Mary Magdalene) ...

(4 pages) 127 2 4.5 May/2004

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

The link between jesus of nazareth and jesus christ.

cle worker. He had followers both among the Jews and the Gentiles. He was condemned to the cross by Pontius Pilate. His followers didn't stop following him even after he was crucified and the Christia ... believed to have been his final writing, he verifies the details of Christ's death at the hands of Pontius Pilate.'...Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during ...

(11 pages) 111 1 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jesus and the beginning of Christianity

believe him. The Romans could not stand some of the people worshiping Jesus. A Roman governor named Pontius Pilate had Jesus arrested and crucified. Three days after Jesus' death he raised from the de ...

(2 pages) 112 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Disparity between "Passion of the Christ" and the Bible.

e death of Jesus Christ. Throughout the movie, and in particular the scenes where he is held before Pontius Pilate and Caiaphus, Jesus is berated and blamed for blasphemy by his own people, a notion t ... iests and the Jewish people do not show him any mercy or respect. Even at the voice of the governor Pontius Pilate, who several times mentions that he doesn't find any guilt or reason to persecute Jes ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How accurate was Mel Gibson's "Passion of the Christ"? Were the characters accurately portrayed in reference to the Gospels? Was Christ's beating excessive?

n characters in the film were Jesus, Mary, Mary Magdalene, St John the Beloved, St Peter, Caiaphas, Pontius Pilate, Herod, Judas and Satan. All these characters are accurately depicted with the except ... trial, whereas in the gospels no one protests Jesus' innocence.The Gospel of Matthew only mentions Pontius Pilate's wife telling him about her dream in relation to Jesus, not about Pilate's relations ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jul/2006

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

Mediterranean Influences on Christianity

f the Gospels, at the first century epistles, we find a huge gap. There isn't a single reference to Pontius Pilate, Jesus' executioner. The earliest reference to Jesus as any kind of a teacher shows u ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Billy Budd Compared To Jesus

ers and events. *The characters of Billy, Claggart, and Vere parallel Jesus, the Jewish people, and Pontius Pilate, *and the way in which Billy is prosecuted and dies parallels the way of Christ's end ... haracters of Billy, Claggart, and Vere are equal to the characters of Jesus, the Jewish people, and Pontius Pilate. Billy is a truly good character in this story. His character represents innocence, r ...

(4 pages) 1517 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jesus

hey arrested him, tried him in the Temple of Jerusalem and sentenced him to death. They gave him to Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of that region, to do the execution. The Roman governors also wan ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Crucifixion

ce. Early the next morning, beat up and bruised, Jesus is condemned to scourging and crucifixion by Pontius Pilate. Few understand the amount of pain that went with scourging. Prisoners were scourged ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Jesus

ead." (Love 96) He could even make the dead come back to life. (Love 97) Jesus went on trail before Pontius Pilate and Pontius knew he was innocent but the people wanted Jesus dead, but Pontius Pilate ... was very painful this was not a enough punishment and so the people wanted him crucified. Therefor Pontius Pilate consented to his Crucifixion (Jesus was crucified outside the city at a place called ...

(2 pages) 13 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The rime of the christo-marine

o consider that the Mariner, as a kind of Christ figure, is rescued by a Pilot, where Jesus died by Pontius Pilate, pronounced in the same way. Coleridge then makes use of "holy" numbers, such ...

(7 pages) 501 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The rime of the christo-marine

o consider that the Mariner, as a kind of Christ figure, is rescued by a Pilot, where Jesus died by Pontius Pilate, pronounced in the same way. Coleridge then makes use of "holy" numbers, such ...

(7 pages) 1075 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Humans In Their Environment

istaste and punishing himself. 'And scrub my hands', wanting to be cleansed of responsibility, like Pontius Pilate, but it does not fully release him from fault. The power of this poem inspires in the ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry