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The World's Religions - Chapter VIII, Christianity, The Christ of Faith, Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VIII, Christianity, The Christ of Faith, Summary and Analysis

His believers eventually accepting the idea that he was God in human form sometime after his death. They based their belief on what they saw Jesus do, what they heard him say, and what they sensed him to be. First was the example of going around doing good wherever he went. Jesus did not put emphasis on the miracles he worked. He counseled people and helped them out of quagmires they had gotten themselves into. The effect on the people was one of believing that if divine intervention actually happened, the life of Jesus is exactly how it would manifest. His words were profound, simplistic, and concentrated on the vital. He spoke in an invitational style that invited people to come and see things in a different way. Jesus...

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