Representation of Jesus Christ in a painting by German painter Heinrich Hofmann from the 1880s

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Jesus – central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah (or "Christ") of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ,[a] a name that is also used in non-Christian contexts. Also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth. He is a religious, cultural, worldwide icon, and is among the most influential people in human history.

Essence of Jesus

As a topic, "Jesus" falls under the following parent topics:

Views of Jesus

Traditional Christian view of Jesus

Four traditional Gospels

The word "gospel" is translated from a Greek word meaning "good news."


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The "Shield of the Trinity" or Scutum Fidei diagram of Trinity Western Christian symbolism

Non-canonical Gospels

Additional Gospels

Historical view of Jesus

Islamic view of Jesus

Judaic view of Jesus

Other views of Jesus

View of Jesus as myth

Events in Jesus' life

Events in Jesus' life from the traditional Gospels


Miracles of Jesus


Power over demonic spirits

Resurrection of the dead

Control over nature

Teachings of Jesus

Parables of Jesus

Canonical parables

Non-canonical parables

Genealogy of Jesus

Patrilineage of Jesus according to Luke
  1. God
  2. Adam
  3. Seth
  4. Enos
  5. Cainan
  6. Maleleel
  7. Jared
  8. Enoch
  9. Mathusala
  10. Lamech
  11. Noah
  12. Shem
  13. Arphaxad
  14. Cainan
  1. Sala
  2. Heber
  3. Phalec
  4. Ragau
  5. Saruch
  6. Nachor
  7. Thara
  8. Abraham
  9. Isaac
  10. Jacob
  11. Judah
  12. Phares
  13. Esrom
  14. Aram
  1. Aminadab
  2. Naasson
  3. Salmon
  4. Boaz
  5. Obed
  6. Jesse
  7. David
  8. Nathan
  9. Mattatha
  10. Menan
  11. Melea
  12. Eliakim
  13. Jonam
  14. Joseph
  1. Judah
  2. Simeon
  3. Levi
  4. Matthat
  5. Jorim
  6. Eliezer
  7. Jose
  8. Er
  9. Elmodam
  10. Cosam
  11. Addi
  12. Melchi
  13. Neri
  14. Salathiel
  1. Zorobabel
  2. Rhesa
  3. Joannan
  4. Juda
  5. Joseph
  6. Semei
  7. Mattathias
  8. Maath
  9. Nagge
  10. Esli
  11. Naum
  12. Amos
  13. Mattathias
  14. Joseph
  1. Jannai
  2. Melchi
  3. Levi
  4. Matthat
  5. Heli
  6. Joseph
  7. Jesus

Influence of Jesus

Acts of the Apostles: Russian icon by Fyodor Zubov, 1660

Religious practices related to Jesus



Second Coming

The Last Judgment by John Martin (1854)


Media featuring Jesus

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ where Jesus is the primary character

Films about Jesus

Plays about Jesus

Musicals about Jesus

Novels about Jesus

Series about Jesus

Dramatic portrayals containing Jesus Christ

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ that contain Jesus as a secondary character

Films containing Jesus

Plays containing Jesus

Musicals containing Jesus

Novels containing Jesus

Non-fiction books about Jesus

List of books about Jesus

Related religions

Before Jesus

After Jesus

See also



  1. ^ "Mandaean Scriptures and Fragments: The Haran Gawaitha". Retrieved 2007-04-20.
  2. ^ Bevan, A. A. (1930). "Manichaeism". In James Hastings. Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics. 8. London.