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(Encyclopedia)Jesus, in the Bible. 1 Jesus Christ, see Jesus. 2 Son of Sirach, author of Ecclesiasticus. 3 Jesus Justus, converted Jew in Rome. 4 Hero of the book of Joshua. ...


(Encyclopedia)Jesus or Jesus Christj´zs krst, j´zz [key], 1st-century Jewish teacher and prophet in whom Christians have traditionally seen the Messiah [Heb.,=annointed one, whence Christ from the Greek...


(Encyclopedia)Christ: see Jesus.

Jesus Island

(Encyclopedia)Jesus Island or Île-Jésus, Que., Canada: see Laval.


(Encyclopedia)Bar-jesus bär-j´zs [key], called Elymasl´ms [key], in the New Testament, Jewish sorcerer at Paphos who tried to divert a prospective Christian convert and was cursed with blindness. ...

Île Jésus

(Encyclopedia)Île Jésus, Que., Canada: see Laval.

Agrapha of Jesus

(Encyclopedia)Agrapha of Jesus g´rf [key] [gr.,=unwritten], sayings attributed to Jesus not found in the canonical Gospels, but found elsewhere in the New Testament, the Apocryphal Gospels, the early Fathers...

Jesus, Society of

(Encyclopedia)Jesus, Society of, religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. Its members are called Jesuits. St. Ignatius of Loyola, its founder, named it Compañia de Jesús [Span.,=(military) company of Jesus];...

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