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  Images of Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most surviving images of Jesus have in common a number of appearance traits which are now almost universally associated with Jesus despite lack of evidence for the accuracy of these depictions.
The earliest image believed by some to be of Jesus is a piece of early 2nd-century wall graffiti near the Palatine hill in Rome.
This 11th-century portrait is one of many images of Jesus in which a halo with a cross is used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Images_of_Jesus   (1268 words)

 Jesus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jesus, also known as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christianity, most of the followers of which worship him as the Messiah, son of God, and God incarnate.
Before then, Jesus' birth was generally celebrated on January 6 as part of the feast of Theophany, also known as Epiphany, which commemorated not only Jesus' birth but also his baptism by John in the Jordan and possibly additional events in Jesus' life.
Jesus also preached the imminent end of the current era of history, or even the literal end of the world; in this sense he was an apocalyptic preacher.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jesus   (6871 words)

 Encyclopedia: Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When Jesus began to be depicted in the catacombs, he is usually depicted as the Good Shepherd as a beardless youth.
Jesus is usually depicted with a round halo bearing a cross, as in this dome mosaic from the Church of Daphni in Athens.
The earliest image presumed to be of Jesus is a piece of wall graffiti near the Palatine hill in Rome.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Images-of-Jesus   (3608 words)

 Images of Jesus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are no undisputed historical images of Jesus; he sat for no (Any likeness of a person) portraits which are preserved and of unquestioned authenticity and undoubted (Where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence) provenance.
There are a number of images from Christian (A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)) tombs in the (An underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)) catacombs that have been interpreted as portraits of Jesus.
When Jesus began to be depicted in the (An underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)) catacombs, he is usually depicted as the Good Shepherd as a beardless youth.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/i/im/images_of_jesus.htm   (1099 words)

 Paula Fredriksen's From Jesus to Christ
Jesus had disapproved of the Temple anyway (Mk 11); he predicted its destruction (Mk 13); what matters is the resurrection (Jn 2); its destruction means that the Kingdom, coupled with Jesus’ return, is at hand.
Jesus taught a love of neighbor that extended naturally across ethnic or racial or national boundaries; they were consumed with nationalism and a concern for racial purity.
Jesus, and by extension Christianity, was "good"; the Judaism of Jesus’ contemporaries — and especially of his opponents (the scribes, or the Pharisees, or the priests) was "bad." In effect if not intent, such descriptions perpetuate the long Christian tradition of scholarly anti-Judaism.
www.bibleinterp.com /articles/fredricksen_JesustoChrist.htm   (6753 words)

 Janson Media: Video and DVD: Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since then every image of Jesus came from the minds and hands of those who lived after He died.
The look of Jesus has been created by man. The face of every Jesus you see was made by someone's mind and hand.
Images of Jesus won a First Prize from the Religious Relations Council, and was nominated for an Emmy Award.
www.janson.com /videos/art/imagesofjesus.html   (231 words)

 NMSU Retablo Colletion: Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The central figure of Christianity, Jesus Christ, is regarded by Christians as the incarnate Son of God, the second person of the Trinity, and the prophesied Hebrew Messiah (anointed one, Deliverer of Israel).
Jesus is the Greek form for Joshua, which in Hebrew means "savior." Traditional Christian imagery evolved around the major events of Christ's life including his birth, passion, crucifixion, and resurrection.
Attributes include the depiction of the half-length image of Jesus pulling his shirt aside and exposing a wounded flaming heart with a cross on the top and encircled by a crown of thorns over his breast.
www.nmsu.edu /~artgal/retabloweb/col-jesus.html   (813 words)

 Mary Rose D'Angelo: Images of Jesus and the Christian Vocation in the Gospels of Mark and Matthew
Mark(1) depicts Jesus as the crucified messiah, the dead and risen Lord, and challenges the reader with the call to follow him to the cross.
The terrible question of Jesus' death remains to be met in the life of the hearer, for Mark expects the community for which this Gospel is intended to encounter Jesus on the cross in a martyr's death.
Jesus as teacher in our midst is not just a teacher of wisdom, a sort of permanent resident rabbi, but wisdom's substance, her very self.
www.spiritualitytoday.org /spir2day/843633angelo.html   (5529 words)

 Mary Rose D'Angelo: Images of Jesus and the Christian Call in the Gospels of Luke and John
Secondly, the visual image of Jesus presenting his wounds to Thomas vividly illustrates the oneness of the cross and resurrection in the Gospel.
Jesus ascends to the cross and the Father in one giant step from the noon of passover eve to the evening of the first day of the week.
Jesus offers her water; and because he lacks the means to draw it, she skeptically asks the right question: "Are you greater than our father Jacob?" (4:12).
www.spiritualitytoday.org /spir2day/853731angelo.html   (6192 words)

 Professor describes Islam’s images of Jesus--Ummah.comComparative Religion
It is the myth of Jesus that attracts the attention of modern poets _ the Sudanese Muhammad al-Fayturi, the Palestinian Mahmud Darwish, and al-Sayyab.
For example, a saying attributed to Jesus, “the world is a bridge: Cross this bridge but do not build upon it,” is found as far apart as an inscription on a north Indian mosque and in 12th century Andalusian literature.
But Jesus does not remain in the guise of a Muslim prophet, as the image of Jesus surpasses that of his Muslim creators, taking on a life of his own as human, yet enlightened being.
www.ummah.net /forum/showthread.php?t=25709   (1010 words)

 Should we make Images of Jesus
Thus, the images made of them are without resemblance, and it is vanity to make an image and say: That is Christ, that is Mary, that is Peter, etc. Yes, even if we had their true pictures, we may nevertheless not worship, honor, nor engage in any religious activity toward them.
It also rules out the use of pictures and statues of Jesus Christ as a man, although Jesus himself was and remains man; for all pictures and statues are necessarily made after the “likeness” of ideal manhood as we conceive it, and therefore come under the ban which the commandment imposes.
The heart of the objection to pictures and images is that they inevitably conceal most, if not all, of the truth about the personal nature and character of the divine Being whom they represent.
www.rsglh.org /should_we_make_images_of_jesus.htm   (5804 words)

Jesus' appearance in images through the centuries has varied according to different artistic and historical traditions and the artists' conceptions.
There are no contemporary physical descriptions of Jesus, but scholars think he probably looked like a typical first-century Galilean peasant or craftsman: dark hair, skin, and eyes; short; slight; and shaggily bearded.
A Dark-Skinned Jesus for the Millenium by Rebecca Carroll
www.beliefnet.com /features/searchforjesus/appearance/appearance1.asp   (273 words)

 Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jesus is one of the enduring icons of Western culture.
We will read a number of ancient literary portraits of Jesus (Mark, Luke, John, Gospel of Thomas), explore some of the wealth of artistic depictions of Jesus (e.g., Medieval, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Dali, Orozco), and debate the significance of modern representations of Jesus in film (Jesus of Montreal, The Last Temptation of Christ, Stigmata).
Students will learn that their individual understanding of Jesus has not in fact been the only or even the dominant way of understanding Jesus throughout history.
www.roanoke.edu /staff/long/jc/images.htm   (185 words)

 Freddy's Paranormal Horizons - Images of Jesus
Council officials in Australia have told workers not to trim a tree as it casts a shadow in the image of Jesus.
The image can be seen when the wall is hosed down; when the wall dries, the image fades.
Image of Jesus on the cross in a nuclear mushroom cloud,Our Lady is on the extreme left-hand side.
www.geocities.com /freddyfields/jesus.html   (583 words)

 Jesus Christ - Choose your own savior. By Chris Suellentrop
Academics who seek evidence for the Jesus of history attempt to peel away layers of the Gospel narratives until the genuine Jewish prophet is revealed.
The most popular Jesus of the moment may be the Manly Messiah, a macho savior unbowed by pain or torment.
The logo of the Lord's Gym franchises may be the best example: A ripped, muscular Jesus does push-ups while carrying a cross emblazoned with the phrase "the sins of the world" across his back.
www.slate.com /id/2098553   (980 words)

 Images of Jesus (Rel.216b)
This course offers an overview of images of Jesus, as he has been depicted in a variety of genres, modes of representation, and periods.
In the third and final section of the course, we'll consider contemporary images of Jesus in theology, popular religion, scholarship, and the arts, especially film.
Rather,our primary goal is to understand the ways in which writers, artists, theologians of various periods and ideological perspectives have constructed their own distinctive images of Jesus through an active re-imagining of the person of Jesus, his teachings, and the story of his life, death, and resurrection.
www.haverford.edu /relg/faculty/amcguire/relg216b.htm   (378 words)

 Who do you say that I am? Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jesus took Peter to task when Peter rebuked him for mentioning this probable future.
We've shared royal and kingly images, Master and savior images, shepherd and pastoral, healing and peace-bringing, "outcast among outcasts", the military images of leading a strong army of God to victory over the forces of evil, doing battle....
The Jesus that sits down with the poor and outcasts of society, the Jesus that is tried, tortured, kept on death row, executed in front of the public and family.
www.gbgm-umc.org /sunnyhills/sermons/whodoyousaythatiam.htm   (1480 words)

 images of jesus information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This course offers an overview of images of Jesus, as he has been depicted in a variety of genres, modes of...
This course offers an overview of images of Jesus, as he has been depicted in...
IMAGES OF JESUS and Other Spiritual Works, by Max Edward Cordonnier.
property-gd.com /articles/51/images-of-jesus.html   (542 words)

 Fade to Black presents - Jesus 2000 Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In our society, the sacred image of Jesus is as easily recognizable as any corporate mascot or celebrity such as the San Diego Chicken, Michael Jordan or Ronald McDonald.
Thus, the many images around the globe of Jesus hanging above church alters, outlined in stained glass, illustrated in bibles and depicted on television and in the movies which Christians vehemently worship are nothing more than the figment of man's imagination.
When analyzing the different images of Jesus throughout the ages, its fascinating to see exactly how the Church has depicted Jesus in order to appeal to the common man. To demonstrate this, we've created a timeline to show to you just how the image of Jesus has evolved to what we see and worship today.
www.fadetoblack.com /jesus2000   (728 words)

 Images of Jesus
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cathlink.acu.edu.au /images/jesus.htm   (119 words)

 A new picture of Jesus Christ:The Urantia Book
Who was the historical Jesus and what is the story behind the birth of Jesus.
Jesus paintings, pictures Jesus, the names of Jesus all found here.
View the gallery of images of Jesus Christ:Truthbook.com is a religious web site dedicated to the discovery of Jesus Christ in The Urantia Book.
www.truthlover.com   (453 words)

 Images Jesus - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Jesus in the Image of God: A Challenge to Christlikeness
From Jesus to Christ: The Origins of the New Testament Images of Jesus
In the Footsteps of Jesus: Images of the Holy Land
www.nextag.com /serv/main/buyer/OutPDir.jsp?search=images+jesus   (203 words)

 COAS E103 0090 Images of Jesus in Western Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
E103 Images of Jesus in Western Culture (Brakke) (3 Cr.) MW 1:25-2:15 SW 119 plus discussion section Who is (or was) Jesus of Nazareth?
Instead, we will study how different cultures in western history have produced different images of Jesus that reflect the issues and values of their times.
We will see that different images of Jesus reflect different cultural ideas about human fulfillment, gender, and race.
www.indiana.edu /~deanfac/blfal00/coas/coas_e103_0090.html   (212 words)

 Links to Images of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Features galleries of Christian art, with many images from the life of Christ.
Pages take a while to download because of all the images, but some of the artwork is outstanding.
Lots of images of Jesus, including a life of Jesus in pictures.
home.nyc.rr.com /mysticalrose/jesusart.html   (274 words)

 Jesus of the Week 2005
This is the goriest, most thrashed Jesus I have ever seen.
I thought He was just supposed to have a few stigmata wounds, some cuts where the crown of thorns nicked His forehead, and sometimes that wee gash on the torso.
This Jesus apparently tangled with a wolverine covered in barbed wire and is now one giant open sore walking around, bound at the wrists.
www.jesusoftheweek.com   (108 words)

 images of jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 images of jesus - Masses of information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Jesus Christ Images and Art
I have managed to compile a decent collection of various images relating to Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
For the most part they are paintings from the 1st through the 5th centuries, and are considered great works of art.
Remember, all the images you will see come from the imagination of man. No one really knows what he looked like, so please look around and enjoy yourself.
www.angelfire.com /nt2/jcimage   (100 words)

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