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Origin of Christianity

by: Mercedes Arias

Origin of Christianity REL 320

Mercedes Arias
Dr. Malcom Magee

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REL 320- Christianity Notes from 9/8/2015-9/10/2015 Dr. Malcom Magee
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Date Created: 09/14/15
REL 320 Week 1 Origins Of Christianity Jesus amp Christ 0 39Jesus is not the same as Christ39 Chuck Queen The historical Jesus is one thing but quotChristquot is cosmic embracing nonChristians as well as Christians 0 One can use the historicalcritical approach to Scripture saying that we can know little about the historical Jesus while still talking about quotChristquot in a universalist way o It also shows the importance of Christology And the danger of thinking that the creeds of the historic church are unnecessary Christ Cristos the 39the anointed one Koine Greek Judaism God is one there is only one God 0 Followers ofJesus He was a born Jew Gentile One that is not ethically born into a Jewish family NotJewish Ex Apostle Paul Samaritan Associated with nonJews John more theological philosophical People from the town of Samaria Jesus didn39t associate with Samaritans Ex King Herod the Great Subversive Rebellious action one completes to prove a point Apocolypse A revelation Something that was once hidden and then was revealed SamaritanWomen at the Well 0 There was a Samaritan women in the well 0 Jesus wanted water but the woman was inside the well so he decided to trade his thirst of water with her freedom 0 Jesus followers didn39t understand because they were Jewish and the woman was a Samaritan Four C s of religion Creed 0 Belief prayer 0 Code 0 Actions physical dietary Cultus o Baptism Eucharist rituals Community


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