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You know his name wasn't really "Jesus Christ", right?

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MamaK88

Asked by MamaK88 at 9:15 AM on Feb. 9, 2013 in Religious Debate

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  • "Christ" means "anointed one." By the traditions of the time, he would have been called Jesus bin Joseph, or perhaps Jesus bar Joseph.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:10 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Woosh

    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 2:26 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • ^^^^laughing

    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 2:46 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • i love the Boston-cap boy's stuff!

    side note...does anyone remember the CMer whose wasnt suppose to call him Jesus? she had to use all the Hebrew names for Jesus & God and had some other different beliefs. i cant remember her screen name...
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 3:01 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • embarrassedI guess I couldn't help myself from digging into it! Hopefully someone will find it interesting!

    deedee3849

    Answer by deedee3849 at 3:12 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • I consider blasphemy because that's the name I use when praying. I do realize that this wasn't the actual name Jesus went by. However if someone else feels differently that's their business.

    That was interesting DeeDee.
    RyansMom001

    Answer by RyansMom001 at 3:49 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Right.  Love this!


    And "Christ" is a title, rather than a surname.  So, if I were to "use the lord's name in vain", I'd have to say, Jesus THE Christ.  But I don't.  He was never my lord, and he certainly isn't my christ.  For that matter, he isn't even a Superstar, in my books.


     

    jsbenkert

    Answer by jsbenkert at 7:39 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • I thought everyone knew that's not a name. Jesus, as the OP said is from the Greek spelling and pronunciation of "Yeshua", which is Joshua in English. "Christ" is from the Greek "Christos", which means "anointed one", referring to the Jewish Messiah, which Jesus' followers promoted he was.
    momto2boys973

    Answer by momto2boys973 at 9:06 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • I thought it was jesusfuckingchrist! Like a run on sentence:)
    sahmamax2

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 8:27 AM on Feb. 10, 2013

  • jesus is the son of god who is jehovah
    lawla

    Answer by lawla at 10:22 AM on Feb. 19, 2013

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