Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Jesus Christ:see JesusJesus
or Jesus Christ
, 1st-century Jewish teacher and prophet in whom Christians have traditionally seen the Messiah [Heb.,=annointed one, whence Christ from the Greek] and whom they have characterized as Son of God and as Word or Wisdom of God incarnate.
..... Click the link for more information. .
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
40 days after Resurrection, ascended into heaven. [N.T.: Acts 1:1–11]
kind to the poor, forgiving to the sinful. [N.T.: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John]
crucified at demand of Jewish authorities. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24–61; Mark 15:15–47; Luke 23:13–56; John 19:13–42]
as son of God, performed countless miracles. [N.T.: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John]
prince of peace in Christian beliefs. [N.T.: Matthew; Mark; Luke; John]
son of God; personification of human flawlessness. [Christian Hist.: NCE, 1412]
arose from the dead three days after His crucifix-ion. [N.T.: Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 20]
as savior of souls. [Christian Tradition: Jobes, 330]
died on cross to save mankind. [N.T.: Matthew 27:24–61]
the Good Shepherd. [NJ.: John 10:11 –14]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.