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Untraditional Christ Figure Essay Examples

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A Review of Flannery O'Connor's The Life You Save Can Be Your Own
"Tom T. Shiftlet: the Untraditional Christ Figure" As noted in class, Flannery O'Connor's Catholic faith dominates her writing style. Clearly demonstrated in "The Life You Save May Be Your Own," O'Connor reveals interesting parallels between Tom Shiftlet as an untraditional Christ figure in this notable...
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An Analysis of the Comparison of Piero Della Francesca's Resurrection of 1463 and Julie Rrap's Christ of 1984
Resurrection & Christ. Extended Written Response. For many centuries, artists throughout the world have aimed to capture and portray a particular theme or subject in accordance to their religious beliefs, personal influences, and mood, or based entirely upon societal influences. The figure of Christ and the manner in...
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An Analysis of the Image of Jesus in the Gospels
A Revolutionary Radical: Jesus in the Gospels Libenter homines id quod volunt credunt. - CAESAR Jesus might have existed as a mortal, but it is unlikely that he existed as the Holy Son of God. Since most of the writings about him were written decades after his death it is more likely that his legend was used as politic...
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An Analysis of Hatred, Tragedy and the Untraditional Happy Ending in Wuthering Heights
“Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living” (Bronte, 163)! In this quote, Heathcliff’s pain from Catherine’s death is obvious. Wuthering Heights is a Victorian novel regarding the lives of the Earnshaws and Lintons. Through three generations, they all experience wave after wave of tragedy all originati...
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An Analysis of the Christ as a Hero in The Dream of the Rood
1. How is Christ denoted the hero in "The Dream of the Rood"? What stated qualities mark him as a hero? There are several lines in the poem, The Dream of the Rood, that denotes Christ Jesus as a hero. The personified tree remembers clearly the events that took place at Calvary. He (the tree/cross) was seized fr...
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Prophecies Concerning the Second Coming of Christ
THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST The hope of all christians is the second coming of Christ, and to be with Him forever. The Bible speaks about this marvelous event, and I want to present for your consideration the well known scripture portions on this subject. I am not going to make this a doctrinal point of view, as the...
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An Investigation into Christ's Sinless Life
The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5:21, Hebrews 4:15, 1 Peter 2:22 and 1 John 3:5 “witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He incons...
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An Analysis of the Birth and Life of Jesus Christ
“Do you see Him, do you see Him?!” the little boy whispered, while tugging on his father’s robe. “Shh, Simon. Patience. He will be here soon. Can you hear the crowd getting louder?” John asked his son. He was trying to appear calm, but his beating heart and sweating palms gave him away. He and his son were in a crowd of...
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A Discussion About the Death of Jesus Christ
Keith R. Jackson February 16, 2000 NT 104, MWF 9:00am The Death of Christ EXAMINATION I chose to look into Jesus death and the people who were involved in it. The first group of people who got hold of Jesus was the Roman soldiers. They were probably the most innocent in the whole thing. Granted they did perform the a...
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A Comparison Between the Churches of Christ (ICC) and Church of Christ (CoC)
The Churches of Christ: A Comparative Essay Over the past ten years there has been much controversy in the Christian and secular media about the International Churches of Christ (ICC), and the United (or mainline) Church of Christ (CoC). This controversy has stemmed from the ICC's misuse of funds, doctrinal problems, me...
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