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Introduction: From Holy Scripture to Silver Screen

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Jesus movies are to be viewed as “biopics”, that is, biographical films. As such, they follow the narrative template common to this genre and make a claim to authenticity or historical accuracy ... More


Easter Faith and the Self-Giving of Jesus

Carnley Peter

in The Structure of Resurrection Belief

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267560
eISBN:
9780191683299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267560.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter places emphasis on the continuity of identity of the one who died for the sins of humanity. It discusses the reference to Jesus of Nazareth that is integral tothe theology of ... More


The Faithfulness of the Cross and the Idol of the Therapeutic

Joel James Shuman and Keith G. Meador

in Heal Thyself: Spirituality, Medicine, and the Distortion of Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195154696
eISBN:
9780199784714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515469X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

From the perspective of Christianity, religion as such is always liable to becoming idolatry. For Christians, the religious life is properly always a response to God's self‐giving in the life and the ... More


 The Question of the Messiah

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the main disagreement that exists between Judaism and Christianity: whether Jesus of Nazareth was or was not (is or is not) the Messiah. before, during, and after the time of ... More


The St. John Passion: Introduction and Part 1

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter Four introduces the theological character of the St. John Passion: namely John's concern for the identity of the Messiah and its reflection in several parts of the St. John Passion: in ... More


The Basic Paradigm: Physical (Violent) Strength

Bernard Cooke

in Power and the Spirit of God: Toward an Experience-Based Pneumatology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195174519
eISBN:
9780199835119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174518.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In human exposure to power, the paradigm experience has been force and its ability to control human attitudes, decisions, and actions. One of the principal instances of force has been military action ... More


Taking the Long View of History

Richard Crouter

in Reinhold Niebuhr: On Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379679
eISBN:
9780199869169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379679.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 examines the sense of history (awareness of the heights and depth of our existence) set forth in Niebuhr’s masterful book, The Nature and Destiny of Man, as an ever-present motif of his ... More


Postscript

Israel Knohl

in The Messiah before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215924
eISBN:
9780520928749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215924.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 70 c.e., about forty years after Jesus' death, the Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. In the Jerusalem Talmud, there is a legend about something that took place on the day of the destruction, ... More


The Evangelical Messianic Faith and the Jews

Yaakov Ariel

in An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the messianic faith that served as the theological basis for, and the driving force behind, the evangelicals' relationships with the Jews. For the most part, evangelical ... More


Jesus and Resurrection

Robert W. Jenson

in A Theology in Outline: Can These Bones Live?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190214593
eISBN:
9780190214616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214593.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The third chapter, Jesus and Resurrection, looks briefly at Jesus as a rabbi, a prophet, and a healer. It examines the reports of his resurrection. His tomb is found empty, and his disciples see and ... More


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