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Jesus through the centuries.

Shirley Jackson Case

Jesus through the centuries.

by Shirley Jackson Case

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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- History of doctrines.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT201 .C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6280114M
    LC Control Number32026049
    OCLC/WorldCa223525

    JESUS THROUGH THE CENTURIES: HIS PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF CULTURE, by Jaroslav Pelikan. New Haven: Yale University Press, Pp. $ The distinguished Sterling Professor of History at Yale University has produced a rare gem. It is a book which he thinks he has always wanted to write. Many readers will think it is a. Except for Jesus wearing tzitzit—the tassels on a tallit—in Matthew and Luke –44, there is no physical description of Jesus contained in any of the canonical the Acts of the Apostles, Jesus is said to have manifested as a "light from heaven" that temporarily blinded the Apostle Paul, but no specific form is the Book of Revelation there is a vision the author.

    One of the most highly regarded works of intellectual history of the past decade, Jesus Through the Centuries is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history.4/5(7).   This volume is adapted from Jaroslav Pelikan's classic work "Jesus Through the Centuries". Pelikan has condensed the original text and enhanced the book with illustrations, most in colour, that give a further dimension to his :

      This book is a brief look at the perception of Jesus through the centuries by the "Christian" culture. While Jesus Himself has not changed over the centuries, the way His followers perceive Him has. Pelikan breaks the book up into 18 different roles that have at one point in history been the dominant perception of Jesus of Nazareth.4/5(30).   Jesus through the Centuries delineates the place of Jesus Christ in the general history of culture. It comprises eighteen chapters beginning with first-century images ofJesus as rabbi and continues with such representations of Jesus as king of kings, bridegroom of the soul, prince of peace, teacher of common sense, and poet of the : R. Kevin Seasoltz.


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"Jesus Through the Centuries is designed to take the nonspecialist, even nonreligious, reader on a pilgrimage through the Christian centuries in quest of the symbolic Jesus: the figure of Christ as framed successively by the sensibilities of generations past The range, insight and dramatic interest of Pelikan's survey make it truly an Cited by: Jaroslav Pelikan, author of a great number of books, including Mary through the Centuries and a five-volume collection on the history of Christianity entitled The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, has produced in this volume a lavishly illustrated version of his previous book, Jesus through the by: 4.

This book is a brief look at the perception of Jesus through the centuries by the "Christian" culture. While Jesus Himself has not changed over the centuries, the way His followers perceive Him has.

Pelikan breaks the book up into 18 different roles that have at one point in history been the dominant perception of Jesus of Nazareth/5. "Jesus Through the Centuries is designed to take the nonspecialist, even nonreligious, reader on a pilgrimage through the Christian centuries in quest of the symbolic Jesus: the figure of Christ as framed successively by the sensibilities of generations past The range, insight and dramatic interest of Pelikan's survey make it truly an.

Noted historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan reveals how the image of Jesus created by each successive epoch - from rabbi in the first century to liberator in the 19th and 20th centuries - is a key to understanding the temper and values of that age. The book is published by Yale University Press.

One of the most highly regarded works of intellectual history of the past decade, Jesus Through the Centuries is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history. Noted historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan reveals how the image of Jesus created by each successive epoch--from rabbi in the first century to liberator in the /5(3).

Jesus Through the Centuries Book Description: One of the most highly regarded works of intellectual history of the past decade, Jesus Through the Centuries is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history.

In his book Jesus through The Centuries, Jaroslav Pelikan sets out to give a perspective on Jesus as He would have been viewed in the time period being discussed in any particular chapter. For. One could write a book called "The Moon through the Centuries." But that would be a different kind of book from "Martians through the Centuries," because in the first case, we just need to look up to be corrected.

Pelikan does not take sufficient account of the fact that Jesus is more like the first than the second by: This book contains over 80 paintings of Jesus Christ for the purposes of enjoying and meditating. Painting has always been associated with the life of the Church.

From the time of the Catacombs it has been used in ecclesiastical ornamentation, and for centuries after Constantine, religious art was the only form of living art in the Christian world. "Jesus Through the Centuries reflects the deep faith and spirituality of the noted historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan expressed with Apostolic simplicity and clarity.

It expresses sound scriptural doctrine and profound cultural history of the last 2, years which can also serve as a blueprint for examining the images of Jesus through /5(). "Jesus Through the Centuries is designed to take the nonspecialist, even nonreligious, reader on a pilgrimage through the Christian centuries in quest of the symbolic Jesus: the figure of Christ as framed successively by the sensibilities of generations past The range, insight and dramatic interest of Pelikan's survey make it truly an /5(22).

Jesus Through the Centuries: His Place in the History of Culture is neither a biography of Jesus nor a detailed cultural history. The book is based on a series of lectures delivered to a lay. Jesus Through the Centuries is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history.

The author reveals how the image of Jesus created by each successive epoch - from rabbi in the first century to liberator in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - is a key to understanding the temper and values of that age.

Jesus Through the Centuries is a non-fiction book published in by the American historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan. Each chapter focuses on a different century of the Common Era, tracing the evolution of how Christians and Christian societies viewed Jesus Christ in surprisingly divergent ways.

That one was truly a book about how Jesus's images changed "Through The Centuries In The History Of Culture". In that book, it demonstrated, with excellent illustrations, how the depictions of Jesus, and the church, changed based on the needs of the society/5(23).

This book, published inreflects his deep interest & knowledge in one aspect of both Roman Catholicism & the Orthodox tradition, viz., the person of Mary, mother of Jesus. Pelikan notes that, at the end ofYale Jaroslav Pelikan () was a distinguished 20thst century scholar, historian & theologian.4/5.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Case, Shirley Jackson, Jesus through the centuries. University of Chicago Press []. The third edition of Christianity Through the Centuries brings the reader up-to-date by discussing events and developments in the church into the s.

This edition has been redesigned with new typography and greatly improved graphics to increase clarity, accessibility, and usefulness. A History of the Christian Church. Author: Earle E. Cairns; Publisher: Zondervan ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The third edition of Christianity Through the Centuries brings the reader up-to-date by discussing events and developments in.

What he offers us in Jesus Through the Centuries is a rich and expansive description of Jesus' impact on 'the general history of culture Jesus Through the Centuries seems to me unique among current publications in bridging scholarly and popular discourse on the prophet from Nazareth over the past 2, years/5(2).Buy The Illustrated Jesus Through the Centuries New edition by Jaroslav Pelikan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9).One of the most highly regarded works of intellectual history of the past decade, this book is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history.

Noted historian and thelolgian Jaroslav Pelikan reveals how the image of Jesus created by each successive epoch--from rabbi in the first century to liberator in the nineteenth and twentieth 4/5(1).