Dead Christ Essays

  • Analysis Of The Dead Christ With Angels

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    The piece of art that I found while visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, and had chosen to analyze is “The Dead Christ with Angels”, a representation of Christ resurrecting, by Giovanni Battista di Jacopo, most commonly known as Rosso Fiorentino. This very well preserved artwork is said to have been painted in the timeframe of 1524-1527 according to the matching plaque. Rosso, an Italian painter from Florence, is noted to have gotten his nickname due to his red hair because Rosso Fiorentino means Red

  • Resurrection Of Christ Research Paper

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    The indisputable historical fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ has been a subject of debate in the academic field in every generation. For Orthodox Christians, this is an indisputable absolute truth, but for the skeptics it is a historical fact impossible to prove. The Bible describes Jesus with immeasurable words that attribute a level of divinity, superiority, and deity such as: Worthy, Immanuel, Light of the World, God with us, the Risen One, the Master, King of kings, Prince of Peace, the

  • I Corinthians 15:12-14

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    I Corinthians 15:12-14 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith (NIV). The resurrection of the dead is a mysterious concept that even some Christians have a hard time believing. Paul makes a strong statement regarding the importance of the resurrection

  • Essay on Camus’ The Stranger (The Outsider): Meursault as Christ

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    Meursault as Christ in The Stranger (The Outsider) In one of his later interviews, Camus made the somewhat irritated comment that Meursault is the “only Christ we deserve.” While this seem to be a pithy, witty comment, we need to figure out how Meursault is like Christ. Christ taught his disciples and had them go and teach others, yet Meursault has no disciples and chooses to say little. Meursault murders while Christ brings a man back from the dead. Most drastically, Christ ”died for our sins”

  • Simon In Lord Of The Flies

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    picture. In many cases, Jesus Christ represents good and bliss in the universe, while the devil represents evil. In this novel the reader sees the when good fights evil, the evil is a good turned evil. For example, before the devil became evil, he was an angel. He was good turned evil and is now fighting good. Simon represents the good and bliss, he is the Christ figure on the island while evil and savagery is shown in the other boys on the island. Both Simon and Christ share common qualities, actions

  • Baptism

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    batisma- from baptizo (#907); baptism (technical or figurative): - baptism. (#909)- baptismos- from baptizo (#907); ablution (ceremonially or Christian): - baptism, washing. (#910)- Baptistes- from baptizo (#907); a baptizer, as an epithet of Christ?s forerunner: - Baptist. Where it is found and what is the Greek word is used? Baptism (All use #908) M?t      3:1-            20:22-                      20:23-                     21:25-                M?r      1:4-                        

  • Is Billy Bud Innocent

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    In Herman Melville’s, Billy Budd, Sailor, the protagonist is an innocent, naïve sailor with spiritual resemblances to Jesus Christ. Randa Dubnik says, “There are several references to Christianity and to Billy as a Christ-like figure…” (78) Throughout the story, Billy Bud faces many of the same trials throughout his life that Jesus once faced and consequently dies in a similar manner. Billy is known to be innocent and naïve, partially due to his speech impediment restricting his actions and words

  • Duality in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own."

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    Shiftlet to Christ and to an anti-Christ. O’Connor reveals, through the character of Mr. Shiftlet, that people can have two different sides to them. Mr. Shiftlet’s past occupations correspond to what Jesus Christ did while he was on earth. Mr. Shiftlet “is a carpenter and has been in the past a gospel singer…and a visitor to every foreign land” (Griffith 140). Just as Mr. Shiftlet, Jesus was a carpenter, and he continually traveled to many different places while preaching the gospel. Although Christ was

  • Christ of the Holy Bible and Dionysus of Euripides

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    Christ of the Holy Bible and Dionysus of Euripides Christ resembles Dionysus in many ways. Is it possible that Christ is simply an extension of the Dionysian myth? Though the concepts of wine and faith unite the two, the idea of revenge compared to self-sacrifice separates the two deities. Dionysus fits the Greek understanding of vengeful and selfish God that bear more anthropomorphic traits than Godly traits. Christ, however, transcends human desires for revenge and acts in self-sacrifice

  • The Misfit

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    buried alive” (1314). The Misfit states he was never the worst person, but he also says himself that he was never good either, so the reason behind the Misfit’s homicidal condition is not because he is an evil person but due to his distrust in Jesus Christ and the justice system. The Misfit’s distrust in Jesus is seen everywhere. The Misfit does not trust Jesus because he never a bad boy so he can’t understand how a once good man could get pu... ... middle of paper ... ...the two systems that

  • Pietro DiDonato’s Christ in Concrete

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    Pietro DiDonato’s Christ in Concrete Pietro DiDonato’s Christ in Concrete is a powerful narrative of the struggles and culture of New York’s Italian immigrant laborers in the early twentieth century. Jerre Mangione and Ben Morreale, in their historical work La Storia, state that "Never before or since has the aggravation of the Italian immigrant been more bluntly expressed by a novelist" (368). A central component of this "aggravation", both for DiDonato as an author and for his protagonist

  • Baptism

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    is an extremely important part of their worship. It is significant for two main reasons. One of these is that Christians see baptism as an act of renewal. It marks an end to the person’s former sinful life and a beginning to their new life with Christ. The other reason is that it is an act of renunciation. The candidate is asked if they will repent of their sins and denounce evil. They are giving up their past sinful existence and embracing Jesus’s teachings. Baptism is only for teenagers

  • A Comparison of Winthrop and Edwards to the Apostles of Christ

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    Winthrop and Edwards to the Apostles of Christ I find John Winthrop and Jonathan Edwards to be the most fascinating writers I have ever read. For one, they are the "apostles" of our time. Second, their comparisons to the apostles of Christ are too close to ignore. There are three historical, Christian milestones. One being after the death of Christ where an evangelical movement of Christ's disciples, friends and brothers preached on how Jesus Christ was the Messiah and the Son of God. The

  • The Anti-Christ in Camus’ The Stranger (The Outsider)

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    The Anti-Christ in The Outsider “Meursault is punished, not for his crime of killing another human being but for refusing to play the game.” This statement is of great relevance to the novel The Outsider, by Albert Camus. Society as a whole enforces its ideas and values, upon all individuals, but particularly on those who differ from the “norm”. Through Meursault’s view of the world, contrasted with that of both the religious and judicial system this notion is foregrounded. Meursault’s outlook

  • Incarnational Discipleship In A Secular Age By Glen Stassen

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    duties to exercise what was recommended by their Leader. What the book implies as the main theme is that discipleship must be active and incarnational meaning that all believers should feel anxious to support the cause of Jesus in a world that although dead in their sins is safe under the divine umbrella of the power of incarnational discipleship.

  • Mel Gibson: Analyzing The Historical Jesus

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    Mel Gibson was very emotionally involved in his film, The Passion of the Christ, mostly because of his passion about the historical Jesus. In his movie, Mel Gibson had included himself in the movie in a very symbolic way. He was pictured as the man who was nailing Jesus to the cross, holding himself accountable for the death

  • Gabriel's Epiphany in The Dead by James Joyce

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    Gabriel's Epiphany in The Dead by James Joyce Many people in society feel alienated from the world and separated from their fellow man while others may try to find meaning where none exists.  In James Joyce's "The Dead," Gabriel Conroy faces these problems and questions his own identity due to a series of internal attacks and external factors that lead him to an epiphany about his relation to the world; this epiphany grants him a new beginning.  The progression in Gabriel from one who feels

  • Teaching of Jesus Christ on Forgiveness

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    serious issues like murder. The substance of forgiveness is known to be an important thing and concept in the teaching of Jesus. In the Bible, Jesus has made it clear that unforgiveness is known to be a serious sin nurtured in the heart. As per Jesus Christ, it is said that the person needs to be forgiven even if a serious problem is caused due to him. If not, even we would not be forgiven from God. As per Jesus, if you forgive the sin done by the people, your heavenly will also forgive you if you have

  • My Personal Walk With Christ: My Relationship With Christ

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    since Saturday has shifted from the teaching aspect, to now the Word of God in my life as a teacher. Since Saturday’s activity, I have realized just how important my relationship with Christ is if I am to be an effective teacher. I can know and implement all the best teaching techniques, but if my personal walk with Christ is not where it needs to be, then my teaching will not be all that it can and should be. By doing various activities on

  • Antichrist Essay

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    The war between the Christ versus antichrist has been commencing for generations with tides of people churning and numbers fluctuating inconsistently back and forth. Who is to say what is considered holy or unholy? How is anyone to expand so far to say that many persons of God’s creation are of the antichrist? Jesus’s disciples could (and one did) elaborate on such as shown by John in his first letter, “who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, the one