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The Non-Christian Cross (Large Print Edition)

An Enquiry Into the Origin and History of the Symbol Eventually Adopted as That of Our Religion

by John Denham Parsons

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11976472M
    ISBN 101434626539
    ISBN 109781434626530

    This is a list of Christian cross Christian cross, with or without a figure of Christ included, is the main religious symbol of Christianity.A cross with a figure of Christ affixed to it is termed a crucifix and the figure is often referred to as the corpus (Latin for "body").. The term Greek cross designates a cross with arms of equal length, as in a plus sign, while the Latin. The book The Non-Christian Cross, by J. D. Parsons, explains: “There is not a single sentence in any of the numerous writings forming the New Testament, which, in the original Greek, bears even indirect evidence to the effect that the stauros used in the case of Jesus was other than an ordinary stauros; much less to the effect that it.

    The death of Christ on a cross necessarily conferred a new significance on the figure [of the cross], which had hitherto been associated with a conception of religion not merely non-Christian, but in its essence often directly opposed to it. We will now consider the testimony of these early non-Christian witnesses to the life of Jesus. Flavius Josephus (A.D. )Apart from the New Testament, the earliest testimony of Jesus that has survived is from the Jewish writer Flavius Josephus.

    These books have been particularly helpful to me in gaining freedom from cross-dressing and related symptoms of sexual brokenness. The Bible Yes, I know this one may be obvious, but it is really the foundational truth upon which all else is based. Cross, the principal symbol of the Christian religion, recalling the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the redeeming benefits of his Passion and death. The cross is thus a sign both of Christ himself and of the faith of Christians. In ceremonial usage, making a sign of the cross may be, according to the context, an act of profession of faith, a prayer, a dedication, or a benediction.


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