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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He was also confronted by Temple leadership for the cleansing of the Temple the day before, and they questioned his authority.
Annas was the corrupt and egotistic high priest who had an axe to grind, since it was his corrupt 'business' in the temple that was affected by Christ's cleansing of the temple. Through it all, Christ kept his cool and always took the higher ground.
Then we would hope to see a cleansing of the temple, a true reckoning of the bishops with the people that would enable all of us to walk to the future together in community.
The cleansing of the temple narrative tells of Jesus expelling the merchants and the money changers from the temple.
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.
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.
ALL four gospels in the New Testament tell the story of the "Cleansing of the Temple".
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.
John 2: The Cleansing of the Temple. This is one of the few stones that appears in all four canonical gospels.
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?