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Chapter 28
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  • Jesus

    Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth is the 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 name that is also used in non-Christian contexts.

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  • Virgin Mary

    Virgin Mary

    The Virgin Mary is identified in the Bible and Quran as the mother of Jesus, the founder of the Christianity.Christians hold her son Jesus to be the Christ or messiah foretold in Jewish scripture, and the God made flesh; Muslims also believe in Jesus as the foretold messiah, but disavow any actual divinity, instead regarding him as one of God's greatest Messengers.

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  • Pontius Pilate

    Pontius Pilate

    Pontius Pilate was the fifth prefect of the Roman province of Judaea from AD 26–36. He served under Emperor Tiberius, and is best known from the biblical account of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • Jesus

    Mary Magdalene

    Mary Magdalene is a religious figure in Christianity. Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus as one of his followers. She was present at Jesus' two most important moments: the crucifixion and the resurrection. Within the four Gospels she is named at least 12 times, more than most of the apostles.

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  • Jesus

    John the Apostle

    John the Apostle was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. He was the son of Zebedee and Salome. His brother was James, who was another of the Twelve Apostles. Christian tradition holds that he outlived the remaining apostles and that he was the only one not to die a martyr's death. The Church Fathers consider him the same person as John the Evangelist, John of Patmos, and the Beloved Disciple.

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Jesus Has Risen
Jesus Has Risen
Jesus Has Risen
The Empty Tomb
Jesus and the Miraculous Catch of Fish
Jesus Taken Up To Heaven

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