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From Alexander to Jesus

Ory Amitay

From Alexander to Jesus

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C,
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C. -- Legends,
  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C. -- Influence,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • Generals -- Greece -- Biography,
  • Christianity,
  • Church history,
  • Greece -- Kings and rulers -- Biography,
  • Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementOry Amitay.
    GenreLegends, Biography
    SeriesHellenistic culture and society -- 52
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF234.2 .A48 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23972244M
    ISBN 109780520266360
    LC Control Number2009049416
    OCLC/WorldCa473123558


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Any Alexander-philes out there. This is your book for what happened with myths of Alexander after he died and his stories circulated for centuries throughout the Middle East.

And there are more stories about him than anyone, including Hercules and yes, even Jesus. Many people are not aware of the amazing connection between the Jews and by: 6. Question: "Who was Alexander the coppersmith in the Bible?" Answer: Alexander the coppersmith in the Bible was a man who did significant harm to Paul’s ministry (2 Timothy ).

The word coppersmith is translated from the Greek word chalkeus, which means “brazier” or “a worker of metals.”The NIV translates it as “metalworker”; the ESV, KJV, and NASB have it as “coppersmith.”. Alexander loved peacocks. He apparently saw these beautiful birds in Asia and decided to bring them to his homeland.

Their feathers became the symbol of Alexander's power, but centuries later it was adopted as the symbol of the highest bishop of the Catholic Church.

Moreover, it is believed that the earliest pictures of a young Jesus portrayed Author: Natalia Klimczak. Alexander (PhD, The Queen's University of Belfast) is senior lecturer in biblical studies and director of postgraduate studies at Union Theological College in Belfast.

He has authored and edited several books, including Discovering Jesus, From Paradise to the Promised Land, New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, and Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch/5(10). The poem, titled “Jesus and Alexander,” makes a clear distinction between the two figures at the heart of this book.

Their characters are diametrically opposed. The Macedonian lived a life of violence, From Alexander to Jesus book those whom he met or drowning them in blood. Look to Christ. In these uncertain times, believers can take solace in the unchanging nature of God toward us, his beloved children. Be reminded of the truth of the gospel and encourage others among you to do the same by downloading the free ebook The Final Days of Jesus: The Most Important Week of the Most Important Person Who Ever Lived by Andreas J.

Köstenberger and Justin. In such references, Paul in no way links the lordship/divinity of Jesus to the idea of a conqueror or empire-builder, but rather, From Alexander to Jesus book associates Jesus’ divinity with servanthood—a far cry from the quest for glory of Alexander.

Broad also ignores Jesus’ use of “abba” in the gospels—a tradition that James Charlesworth believes is. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I found this book in my university's library while researching Alexander the Great and I found it absolutely fascinating.

The part about the Midrash of Ten Kings was super interesting to me as a believer in Jesus. I also found the story of Alexander and the High Priest meeting at Alexander super interesting.5/5(1). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the From Alexander to Jesus by Ory Amitay at Barnes & Noble.

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Pages:   About the Book Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort has been made to connect the mythic life and career of Alexander to the stories about Jesus and to the earliest theology of the.

Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort has been made to connect the mythic life and career of Alexander to the stories about Jesus and to the earliest theology of the nascent Christian.

More books have been written about Jesus Christ than anyone else in history. What good books you have read about Jesus. Any genre -- theology, novels, biblical studies, historical, biographies, religious or secular, positive or negative, fiction or non-fiction.

Shulim or Nikolai Aleksandrovich Notovich (Russian: Николай Александрович Нотович) (Aug – after ), known in the West as Nicolas Notovitch, was a Crimean Jewish adventurer who claimed to be a Russian aristocrat, [citation needed] spy and journalist.

Notovitch is known for his book claiming that during the unknown years of Jesus, he left Galilee. To many people, the four Gospels are seen as biographies of Jesus of Nazareth, who was declared by God to be his Son.

To many more, these Gospels are works of theology, incorporating the myths, stories, and legends surrounding a then little-known young Jew who lived two thousand years ago. The book contains the four Gospels and some other texts, so is a true gospel book rather than an evangeliary, but there are markings showing which passages were to be read in the liturgy, as well as a list at the end of the bookbinding of red leather over wooden boards is original, but the elements of a metalwork treasure binding probably decorated with gold, gems and pearls on top of.

Alexander the Great had been so titled years before. Alexander or Jesus. explores stories of this remarkable king and shows that these tales significantly affected the way the Gospels declared the Divine Sonship of Jesus.

It further reveals that Jesus' birth and his epiphany are not the unique events that many :   But Jesus died to live forever Lord of Lords. Jesus and Alexander died at thirty-three. The Greek made all men slaves; the Jew made all men free. One built a throne on blood; the other built on love, The one was born of earth; the other from above; One won all this earth, to lose all earth and heaven.

The other gave up all, that all to Him be. Mark says A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. The poem you cite draws a comparison between Jesus and Alexander.

However, take a closer look. Question: "Does the Bible mention Alexander the Great?" Answer: The name “Alexander” or “Alexander the Great,” referring to the Macedonian king, never appears in the Bible.

However, the prophets Daniel and Zechariah wrote prophecies concerning Greece and Alexander’s Macedonian Empire. The non-eschatological prophecies in Daniel have proved so reliable that some critics have.

W hen JESUS came bringing healing to the human body, and salvation to the human soul, HE, in effect, had began the work of creation all over again. In beginning everything GOD made was good (Genesis ), and complete and excellent in every way.

However, over time, man and his desire to do things his way, sullied and cursed all of the blessings that GOD originally gave us, at one time or. Audio + Video of the Alexander Scourby narration of The King James Version (KJV) Bible.

Chapter by chapter (1, videos) Genesis - Revelation. Every verse. Ory Amitay’s provocatively titled From Alexander to Jesus aims “to suggest to the reader a possible link connecting the life, career and posthumous reputation of Alexander the Great with that of Jesus Christ” (2).

His intent is achieved chiefly through exploring the links in life and in myth between Alexander and his ancestor Heracles, with special prominence given to ideas that Amitay.

Everyone who has had the veil removed can then be “free” to be the mirror that brightly reflects the glory of the LORD JESUS CHRIST. And as the SPIRIT of the LORD works within us, we become more and more like GOD, and reflect HIS glory even more to.

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Free shipping for many products. Though when Alexander the Great died, his vast kingdom was split into four, each part ruled by a General, and it was downhill all the way thereafter. Jesus' kingdom is an everlasting kingdom that crushes all man-made kingdoms. Daniel and the bronze belly and thighs foretelling the Grecian empire of Alexander.

Both men also died aged A compelling guide to the New Testament infancy narratives from two accomplished biblical scholars, Andreas Kostenberger and Alexander Stewart In this thought-provoking prequel to The Final Days of Jesus, Kostenberger and Stewart highlight Old Testament promises and important connections to Christ's later life and ministry.

The birth of Jesus stands as a pivotal moment in the history of the 4/5(2). Josephus on Alexander the Great and the Book of Daniel Posted by JMH Novem 22 Comments on Josephus on Alexander the Great and the Book of Daniel A good deal of biblical scholarship on the book of Daniel assumes that Daniel 7–12 was written after B.C.

Alexander Smyth is the author of The True Life of Jesus of Nazareth ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Occult Life of Jesus of N /5.

And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.

(Mark ) Many of us growing up in church know who Simon of Cyrene is. Simon was forced to carry Jesus' Cross for. Jesus's feet were nailed and those nerves were similarly crushed. The doctor explains that Christ's arms would have been stretched 6 inches and his shoulders dislocated.

Strobel notes in his book that Metherell provides explicit details about how Christ died an "agonizingly, slow death by asphyxiation.". Alexander Jesus Limontes Attorney at Law - 50 South Meridian Street, SuiteIndianapolis, Indiana - Rated 5 based on 2 Reviews "An excellent 5/5(2).

The Controversies about Christ: Arius and Alexander As I mentioned in the last post, in my debate this past Friday at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, I was trying to sketch out how it was that the early Christians came to think that Christ was God.

Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus. But until now, no comprehensive effort has been made to connect the mythic life and career of Alexander to the stories about Jesus and to the earliest theology of the nascent Christian churches.

Ory Amitay delves into a wide range of. Get this from a library. From Alexander to Jesus. [Ory Amitay] -- Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus.

This book connects the mythic life and. Now Aslan's controversial new book about Jesus is about to make him a bestselling author. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth has already reached No.

1 on   Listen to Gospels of Jesus, The: A Map of Transformation by Alexander J. Shaia,Justine Willis Toms for free with a 30 day free trial. Listen to unlimited*. A number of possible parallels exist in the later traditions and legacies surrounding both Alexander the Great and Jesus Christ.

These parallels have been explored by the scholar Ory Amitay in From Alexander to Jesus. In his book, Amitay examines the ways in which Alexander might have served as a model for the mythical Jesus.

Alexander (PhD, The Queen's University of Belfast) is senior lecturer in biblical studies and director of postgraduate studies at Union Theological College in Belfast. He has authored and edited several books, including Discovering Jesus, From Paradise to the Promised Land, New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, and Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch.5/5(2).

Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from T.D. Alexander's Discovering Jesus (Crossway, November ). Chapter One: A Brief Overview of the Four Gospels.

Jesus Christ stands apart from every other religious leader who has ever lived. Underlining his importance, the Bible contains four remarkable accounts of his life. These four books are. In Discovering Jesus, T. D. Alexander sets out to help readers understand how each Gospel account is uniquely written and why all four are important for having a rich picture of the person of Jesus Christ.

Alexander guides readers to see how the Gospels display Jesus as the Son of David who establishes the kingdom of God, the Son of God who. Scholars have long recognized the relevance to Christianity of the many stories surrounding the life of Alexander the Great, who claimed to be the son of Zeus.

But until now, no comprehensive effort has been made to connect the mythic life and career of Alexander to the stories about Jesus and to the earliest theology of the nascent Christian churches.

The argument goes that Jesus was originally depicted as appearing non-European because he was Jewish, which did not sit well with the Borgia pope at the time. So in order to create a more “European-looking” Jesus Pope Alexander VI commissioned new paintings of Jesus using his illegitimate son Cesare as their model.