Week 6 Discussion: The Role and Identity of the Messiah
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
- Textbook: Chapter 9
Minimum of 1 scholarly source
Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, respond to one of the following options:
- What was the Jewish conception of the Messiah and how does the Christian understanding of the Messiah differ? What were the Jewish people expecting from their Messiah? How did Jesusâ€™ teachings challenge these views?
2.What are some of the issues facing Christianity in 21st century America? How is American Christianity responding to these challenges (adapting/resisting)?