Textbook Notes (378,588)
CA (167,186)
UTSG (10,973)
RLG (72)
RLG100Y1 (54)
Chapter all

RLG100Y1 Chapter all: Lecture on Christianity-October 21st

3 Pages

Course Code
David Perley

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
October 21st
- 2 billion Christians today: majority in US, Brazil, Mexico, Russia, China,
Germany, Philippines, UK, Italy
- a lot of text and written document
- very little about Jesus ± historically ± life (childhood)
o know a lot of what people believe
o most come from Christian Bible ± ³1HZ7HVWDPHQW´
o Christian Scriptures
- Jesus was born a Jew before 4 BCE
o Preacher/Minister
o Executed by Romans
o May have been born into a carpentry family
o From scripture (Gospels) he had siblings (6?) ± may have been cousins
- Period before Jesus = conflict in Jewish community
o Palestine and Judea = Roman Control
o QUESTION Æ How to deal with Roman occupation?
Assimilation OR Revolt (zealots) ± sense of doom
x Attempts to overthrow Rome = UNSUCCESSFUL (chaos)
- Broad expectation of savior/messiah Æ come deliver Jews out of troubles
o Savior ± descendent of the house of David
o Spiritual and political Leader
o Renew faith and lead it in the right spiritual direction
o No divinity, not a prophet, more like a leader revitalizing tradition
o Perspective
o Ethical teachings of John the Baptist -HVXV¶,QIOXHQFH
o Entrance into kingdom of god: based on moral actions (e.g. prepare to god
± refining moral sense)
Sense of urgency ± no time, moral actions NOW
Distinguish from community:
- Emphasis ± Jesus believe the end of the world would occur in his time
o Sensed that emphasis should be focused on quality of moral action and
less of legal actions (Sabbath?)
o Contact with holy spirit (no restrictions) ± IMPORTANT
- spontaneous engagement with moment
Sources of Revitalizing:
- Gospels ± Mark, Matthew, Luke, John (4 narrative accounts on life/death of
Jesus and reflection of the community

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.