Research Paper On Jesus Christ
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Discussion of Christology
A 4 page research paper that discusses Christology, which is defined in the Catholic Encyclopedia as "that part of theology which deals with Our Lord Jesus Christ" and is comprised of those doctrines that concern both the person of Christ and His works (Maas, 2004). Christological discussions explore what it means, or is implied by, Jesus being the "Son of God." This topic not only encompasses Jesus' relationship to God, but also Jesus' character as a human being. The Christological perspectives in the New Testament are briefly explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
The Passion of the Christ and the Shared Suffering Between Jesus and the Film Audience
In ten pages this paper examines how the Stations of the Cross were emphasized through the suffering of Jesus Christ in the twelve hours before his death as depicted by Mel Gibson in his controversial 2004 film, The Passion of the Christ, with comparisons drawn to other directors’ portrayals of Christ’s last hours. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.
Three films about Jesus
An 8 page research/discussion paper that describes 3 films: The Gospel According to Saint Matthew, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini in 1964; Jesus Christ Superstar, direct by Norman Jewison, Ted Neeley and Carl Anderson in 1973; and The Passion of the Christ, directed by Mel Gibson in 2004. These movies are compared and contrasted according to their presentation of traditional Christian dogma. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Jesus & Worship, Romans 12, Etc.
A 6 page research paper that compares Old and New Testament teachings on the topic of praise and worship, it is clear that there was a definitive change in context that can be traced theologically to the tremendous effect caused by the earthly manifestation of God personified in Jesus Christ. The writer discusses the Greek and Hebrew meanings of "praise" and "worship," the way in which Christ's ministry affected worship and the paper also includes a brief exegesis of Romans 12:1-2. Bibliography lists 10 sources.