[b-hebrew] Yom Kippur
dwashbur at nyx.net
Sun Aug 29 00:01:42 EDT 2004
Actually, it was Jews who made the identification in the first place. But
we'd better not get into that.
On Saturday 28 August 2004 19:41, Shoshanna Walker wrote:
> Well, then, the "Greek" form of Mashiach does not know, consider or
> define, "Mashiach" properly. Mashiach has certain functions to
> perform, it is not just a general idea. Christ fulfilled none of
> them, therefore those who think Christ and Mashiach are not different
> concepts, either do not understand the concept of Mashiach, or would
> like to supplant the Jewish ideas of Mashiach, with their own ideas
> of Christ.
> >> Jeremiah was talking about life after Mashiach, not Christ. When
> >>all people will know who G-d is......
> >But "Christ" is simply the Greek form of "Mashiach"; it is not a
> >name but a function and a title. You may disagree on whether Jesus
> >of Nazareth can be identified as the Christ/Messiah/Mashiach or
> >given this title, and you may disagree with Harold's teaching about
> >the role of the Christ/Messiah/Mashiach (based on the New
> >Testament), but it makes a nonsense to suggest that Christ and
> >Mashiach are different concepts.
> >Peter Kirk
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