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Jesus Christ
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I. Name and Titles – II. Jesus Christ in the History of Christianity – III. Jesus Christ in Other Religions – IV. Jesus Christ in Jewish Perspective – V. Jesus Christ in Islamic Perspective – VI. Jesus Christ in Art

I. Name and Titles

1. Jesus of Nazareth

a. Terminology

The appellation Jesus Christ signals a significant tension regarding the fi…

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Roloff, Jürgen, Pokorný, Petr, Köpf, Ulrich, Lathrop, Gordon W., Krötke, Wolf, Küster, Volker, Bergunder, Michael, Horbury, William, Räisänen, Heikki, Bäbler, Balbina et al., “Jesus Christ”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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