There is an ideological confrontation between two extremes of the religious thought. On the one hand, the Christianity, based on the existence of Jesus and the incredible miracle of his resurrection, proclaims the power and sovereignty of God. And on the other hand, the New Age minimizes the Lord, underestimates Jesus and the Holy Spirit.
Resilience is a state of resistance, recovery and transformation, which arises in adverse situations due to the application of various favorable attitudes and qualities. Although it is not easy to be resilient, it is feasible to develop the habits of resilience, aspiring to meet various personal-professional goals throughout life.
In this publication, two arduous and complex topics are analyzed, masterfully considered by the Lord (human suffering and perfection), whose approach far surpasses any of the imperfect solutions proposed by human beings. In addition, suffering is an undeniable condition of the human life and perfection is an innate aspiration of the human being, which is related to Grace.
In this publication, three themes (closely related) that arise from the life, works, teachings, miracles and legacy of the Lord are analyzed: a) the Christian cross, b) the resurrection of Jesus, and c) the afterlife.
Jesus is the only leader, who did not adapt to the demands and expectations of the vast majority of his supporters (challenging modern leadership theories), and also created the most relevant social and religious movement in history, managing to extend the belief of a One True God, all over the world.
Who is Jesus? Why didn´t Jesus leave written documents? Is Jesus a member of the trinity? Did Jesus have brothers? Who is the Virgin Mary? Who is Mary Magdalene? Why and how was Jesus condemned? How did Jesus die and why is the Christian cross so important? Why don´t the Gospels coincide on the resurrection of Jesus?
Jesus stood out for saying too much with few words, not transmitting his ideas directly (helping his disciples to reason and understand complex messages), and progressively reinforcing his great teachings, which include more than 40 parables, and the origin and development of Christian ethics.
Undoubtedly, the parable of the cunning and shrewd administrator is the most difficult of all, and even its first impressions are contrary to Christian ethics. It is truly inconceivable that the unethical actions of a fired employee are praised. So, why does Jesus, the exponent of God's goodness, love, and perfection, presents in a parable the example of dishonesty, neglect,...
First book of the collection The Most Extraordinary Man of All History: More than two thousand years ago, the most extraordinary man of all time was born, who guided humanity to follow a religious and ethical path. Considering that the life, works, teachings and legacy of Jesus are so spectacular, the following questions have arisen: Who is Jesus? Did Jesus...
Second book of the collection The Most Extraordinary Man of All History: During the first century of the Christian era, the Jews longed for a powerful Messiah, who would free them from the Roman occupation. While Jesus was a religious Messiah. Although two opposing points of view persist (Jesus is not the Jewish Messiah and He is the Messiah of...
Third book of the collection The Most Extraordinary Man of All History: Although the great majority of Christians accept Jesus as God made man, the same God and the second member of the trinity, it is difficult to understand these ideas that contain deep theological conceptions, while the New Age supporters question the existence of God, minimize Jesus and attribute...