The World's Wisdom: Sacred Texts of the World's Religions Characters

Philip Novak
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Jesus Christ

Jesus of Nazareth is the basis for Christianity. Jesus' followers took the Greek word, "Kristos" which means savior or messiah, and began referring to their Lord and Master as Jesus Christ. Mary of Galilee was visited by an angel from God and was told she would conceive the son of God. The baby was born in a manger in Bethlehem and was named Jesus. He showed signs very early in life that he was a spiritual leader. At twelve years of age, he met with the rabbis in the temple in Jerusalem and amazed the holy men with his wisdom and his knowledge of God.

Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. After the ritual, the skies opened up and God declared that Jesus was his son and that he was well pleased in him. Jesus began to attract followers the first of...

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