Religious Studies Essay Assignment on Jesus as he Appears in Matthew Mark and/or Luke

Approximately 5 pages (double spaced, no cover page)

Describe Jesus as he appears in Matthew, Mark and/or Luke: what is he about? Do not summarize the biblical stories; instead, come up with at least three specific ideas (your thesis) and analyze passages from the Synoptic Gospels as evidence to support those ideas. Be sure to include both words and deeds of Jesus.

In your answer, engage critically with any one of the following chapters about Jesus. Use the source to help you make your arguments, either by agreeing or disagreeing (and saying why).