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Ways of Christ™

Contents:

Part 1: the chapters concerning the steps in the Gospels:

It is recommended to read it in its biblical sequence). There are also complete versions for download and print.

1.  INTRODUCTION into the purpose and use of this text, important for understanding the text
-    Methodical tips: Christian meditation.
-    These pages and the theologic schools.
2.  "In the Beginning was the word (Greek: logos) …and the word became flesh"
3.  Jesus of Nazareth: his birth
4.  Is there anything significant to be found in the years of Jesus’ youth?
5.  A comment concerning the quarrel over "two boys named Jesus –"
6.  The baptism in the Jordan by John the baptist
7.  The silence in the desert
8.  The temptations
9.  The wedding at Cana
10.(Christian viewpoints for sexuali ty, sympathy, empathy and love)
11.The "holy zeal" (and viewpoints concerning emotions)
12.The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7; and viewpoints of the mind)
13.Christ's Transfiguration on Mount Tabor (Matthew 17)
14.The question of the "miracles"
15.Raising Lazarus from the dead

16."The Sheep"
17.Christ "Washing the Feet"; and Mary of Bethany anointing Jesus
18.The Last supper, the triumphal entry, the arrest and the whipping
19.The crowning with thorns and the last speeches
20.Crucifixion and burial
21.The question of the empty grave, the "descent into hell" and the "ascent into paradise"
22.The Resurrection
23.The "Ascension" of Christ
24.The Whitsun event (Pentecost)
25.A picture of Jesus 

The 2nd part - The steps in the Revelation:
26. The Revelation of John
27. How to deal with prophecies 
28. Concerning the contents of John's revelation: The seven churches...
29. The seven seals
30. The seven trumpets
31. The "seven thunders" and the two prophets
32. The woman and the dragon
33. The "beast with seven heads" from the sea
34. The "beast with ten horns" from the earth
35. The "seven bowls of wrath", the end of "Babylon" and the Second Coming of Christ;
36. The (real) "1000 Years of Peace"
37. The New Heaven, the New Earth and the "New Jerusalem" .

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The final chapter of both parts - The Christian attitude.
- with a Table: A Christian attitude - "In the world" but not "from the world", a "Third way".
- Table: "Archetypes" (models, symbols)  from the earliest history -elucidated by the bible- to Jesus, and to the future.

Part 3: Topics, questions of life:

Theology and the Churches
- These pages and the theologic schools.
- Why do I need a Church or community ?  
- The "7 Churches" of the Revelation and the Churches of today, and the ecumene.
- The pope John Paul II
- Inspirations and the Churches
- Apocryphals.
- A correction of modern commercial "Jesus disclosure - stories"
Several topics, practical and biblical questions:
- Religion as reconnection with God.
- Viewpoints concerning sexuality, sympathy, empathy, love, friendship and marriage.
- Jesus Christ, human nourishment and protection of animals
- The Lord's Supper
- Natural Sciences and the Belief in God
- Consciousess, brain and the free will. (new).
- Jesus Christ and healing - also today
- A Prayer for peace...
Bible study and Gospel Meditation
- Blessings
- Complaining as a possible part of Christian practice (new)
- A Christian way - digestion of the daily life. (new)
- The topic of the Creeds.
- The question of life after death and its consequences for life before death.
- Christianity - its relation to other teachings about "karma" and "reincarnation". - To the "small Apocalypse" in the Gospel of Matthew.
- Excerpts concerning the "Second Coming of Christ".
Ethics and society, philosophy:
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Basics of ethical values
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Christian viewpoints for economy and social questions
- Jesus and peace (with Churches' declarations).
- Jesus and Refugees, Migration and Cultures
- Christian viewpoints for society and politics
- Christian viewpoints for ecological questions
- The unborn human life.
- Religion and philosophy: A comment concerning a speech of Habermas...

Part 4: The Old Testament, and contributions to the dialogue with other religions.

- The Old Testament, the Jewish Religion and Jesus Christ
- Jesus Christ and the Islam
- Critical comments: the caricatures concerning Prophet Mohammed from danish newspapers.
- The Religion of Zarathustra (Parsism) and Jesus Christ
- The Buddhism
- Hinduism
- Taoism & Confucianism
- Shintoism & Natural Religions
- Notes on Ancient Egyptian Religion
- Remarks Concerning Early European Religions: Greek, Roman, Germanic, Celtic Religion
- 2012: The Mayan Calendar and Christianity
- The declaration of the World Summit of Religious Leaders 2006 at Moscow.

Complete e-book versions:
- Ways-of-Christ for download and print: (PDF ebook; 741 kB, around 130 pages) (Changed email) 
-  (Needs the free program Acrobat Reader, if possible version 5, 6 or higher.)
or: as a .doc-file (for Word 2000 or higher);  
or: as one webpage;
or: as an ebook for use with "Microsoft Reader"
- For print: images for meditating (pdf-file for "Acrobat Reader", 3 pages).

Updates list,  search tool,  donations,  imprint, e-mail,  links, ...
- Lists of updates integrated in the main text and other pages since July 2001.
- Additional literature: theology....
- Painted map of the time of Jesus.
- Table: "Archetypes" (models, symbols)  from the earliest history -elucidated by the bible- to Jesus, and to the future.
- Search tools for this site and the web, and christian search engines.
- An additional service: the free World English Bible;
- here with bible search functions.
- To the links-page: links and linklists, how to place links to this page....
- Voluntary donations.

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