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One of the most phenomenon paintings presents the oldest-known image of Mary the mother of Jesus. The image depicts her nursing the Infant Jesus. This painting that emphasizes on the Key figure in Christianity-Jesus-clearly explains the significant role of Jesus in the Christian history. The significant of the image is that it gives an idea that Christianity has been in existence as early as the 2nd century. This gives confidence to Christians of the existence of their faith based on the painting that were created very many years ago. Further, the painting of Jesus and her mother serves as an evidence of some biblical perspectives. In this case, the painting can be taken to represent some fact as the artist who put together the piece of art must have been existing during the time of Jesus.
The catacomb of Priscilla also has a depiction of the Annunciation. The piece of art in the catacomb explains the incident of the announcement of the manifestation by the angel Gabriel to Mary the mother of Jesus. The piece of art is represented as a ceremony festival commemorating this incident. According to the painting, an angle is seen appearing to Mary to make announcement of the birth of Jesus. Similarly, this piece of art found in the Catacomb of Priscilla is significant as it gives confirmation that the incident took place according to the records in the Bible. Art, being a reflection tool in the society, clearly shows that the story of Jesus was very much told during the time. The societies in the 2nd Century totally embraced the Kingship of Jesus and hence the many art work on the subject, (Neiman 15)
In our societies today, every person is looking for proof and evidence on various incidents that are explained in the Bible. As such, various sections of the Bible have been challenged by scholars and philosophers concerning their
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In accordance with the issues discussed in the paper Paul assures believers of their unity with Christ and the certainty of the sanctification process for a surrendered life to the indwelling Holy Spirit. Paul lays the foundation of a believer’s true identity that they are ‘dead to sin’ and no longer in Adam but in Christ under the influence of the Holy Spirit.
Two Stories 1. Arthur Conan Doyle, The New Catacomb After reading this story I believe that the writer begins with an easy and languid pace, so typical of an interaction between friends. However, as the narrative proceeds, I felt that the things started to get dense, spooky and weighty.
Moreover, the Holy Quran is addressed not to any single group of people but the whole of mankind. It was sent as a reminder to the entire world (HQ, 6:90). For example, the last chapter, titled ‘mankind’ (HQ, 114) mentions the whispering of the devil in the hearts of men and jinn in the context of praying for seeking refuge.
Without a doubt, Gospel music has been vital aspect of association for many modern day Christians. Music has associated with rich harmonic tones and have been a key aspect of prayer for the Christians. Gospel music has been far outdated since the slavery era and has become embedded in the African roots.
Christianity is among the world’s major religions being with the largest number of followers (Butalia 107). There are a variety of denominations and divisions in the Christian religion with each denomination having its own guidelines that set it apart from the rest.
We just have to know where and how to find the information we need in the Bible. Even the aspects of research and program evaluation can be found in different passages of this Book. Amazing, is it not? Genesis tells the wonderful story of creation, chapter 1 starts with the creation of the earth, sky, oceans, and animals of the waters and of land, plants and every living thing on Earth.
2000 years ago it was the Roman Empire then the Byzantine Empire who repressed the Copts and for the past 1500 years the Sunni Muslim majority has relegated them to second-class citizen status. Recently, following multiple regime changes in Egypt, Copts have endured increased instances of violence.
om the Church’s beginnings until modern times care of the poor and the sick has been one of the main duties of Christians, and indeed it was one of the first tasks that Jesus gave to his disciples.1 There have been through the ages many different approaches to this aspect of