Anthropology- religions of the world

They just don’t make Jews like Jesus anymore. It is impossible to understand the teachings of Jesus without understanding that he was Jewish. Watch the documentary, From Jesus to Christ along with reading your text to help with answering the following questions. What about Jesus’ teachings reflect his Jewish upbringing and what aspects of his teachings break with the traditional Jewish belief system? Outline some of the specific Jewish practices that Christianity still today shares with Judaism as a reflection of Jesus’ experience. Which Jewish practices were specifically altered or ceased to be observed with Christianity? Why did these changes occur? And finally, most of the teachings of this religion focus on Jesus, but what about Paul’s role in the development of this religion? Explore whether Christianity would even exist today without the actions of Paul and whether he should be considered the second founder of the religion.

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