Jesus Christ – Who was he?

Jesus Christ

Here are some different views about who Jesus Christ was. Which one(s) do you think are correct? 1. Jesus Christ was only a mythical figure Although part of the Bible story, virtually all modern scholars studying antiquity say that Jesus did exist historically. Most of them agree that Jesus was a Galilean, Jewish rabbi who … Continue reading Jesus Christ – Who was he?

Son of God — How to make sense of Christ’s claim?

Son of God

A basic teaching of Christianity is that there is only one God but in three distinct divine persons, the Father, the Son of God and the Holy Spirit: each said to be God. Many Christian theologians themselves admit they have found it impossible to come up with a persuasive and rational explanation for three Gods … Continue reading Son of God — How to make sense of Christ’s claim?

Son of Man by Dennis Potter

Son of Man

In this controversial play, Son of Man, Jesus is portrayed as a hearty, fiery, well-meaning carpenter who believes that people should try to love their enemies rather than fight all the time, but who is afraid of the consequences of his ministry. It was broadcast by the BBC in 1969 starring Colin Blakely as Jesus, … Continue reading Son of Man by Dennis Potter