cleansing of the temple


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cleansing of the temple

sacrilegious money-changers driven out of temple by Christ. [N.T.: Matthew, 21:12–13; Mark, 11:15–18]
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I also realized that the story of the cleansing of the temple still applies today - particularly to me.
For Saint John (2:13-25), the cleansing of the temple in Jerusalem by Jesus was such a fundamental statement; it deserved to be located theologically at the beginning of his public ministry, unlike the other evangelists who placed the event chronologically concluding Jesus' public activity.
The cleansing of the temple may have been the last straw, and Jesus was killed for political and not religious reasons since there was (and continues to be much debate with Judaism).
Jesus' cleansing of the Temple was not violence; it was anger.
Casper uniquely contributes to a hitherto-unexplored examination of El Greco's Venetian and Roman versions of Christ Healing the Blind and Cleansing of the Temple as a new category of images that El Greco conceived while working in Italy.
Matthew places the cleansing of the temple on the same day as Jesus' entry into Jerusalem as the humble Messiah.
Asian sees Jesus' cleansing of the Temple as the act of a devout guerrilla-leader.
These divergent beliefs on the nature of private property are best illustrated through their juxtaposition with each side's position regarding one of the more controversial tensions within Christian anarchist thought: Christ's call for pacifism on the one hand, and His cleansing of the temple on the other.
Is he referring to Our Lord''s cleansing of the temple or His saying how hard it will be for those with riches to enter the Kingdom of God?
1] One of the more critical episodes in the life of Jesus is the cleansing of the Temple, which is included in all four canonical gospels.
Even Jesus used a little violence in the cleansing of the temple.
Holy Monday commemorates his cleansing of the temple and some believe this triggered his arrest and crucifixion.