|What's so lowly about
being a carpenter?
Jesus was Jewish...many say he was a Rabbi. Some would surely argue
that he abandoned native-faith...Perhaps it would be this particular
perception that birthed 'the Mother of all Misunderstanding'.
Jesus would not reject his faith/religion, he would have simply embraced all others. Or,
perhaps he is not who you say he was?
It seems very unlikely that- at any time- was Jesus ever
intent upon differentiating himself as a “Christian”...
Of the company that Christ was alleged to keep there was the embrace
of available diversity, from the elite (eg Lazarus) to the poor, and those
scorned within a ridged social hierarchy. To those most vulnerable to
the accusation of being human, Christ seemed to be attracted. To those
bounded within the confines darker elements Christ would have surely
experienced a sensation of compassion and even sorrow for the
impoverished souls who were marginalized and weightless as misery
flowed constant through the external channels of discrimination, greed,
and endemic violence.
Jesus was likely a gentle and noble soul
(perhaps less noble then profoundly observant).
He was likely keenly aware of both universal
principles in the highest order- along with the
There is no form of arrogance more profound
then the desire to have a religion referred in
one's own name.
darkness from which virtue draws strength. As an
individual with an unrivaled understanding of
humanity, Jesus set upon a course of action to
which the theme of compassion was clearly evident, from the base of intent, and through
extension to all levels of application.
It seems very unlikely that- at any time- was Jesus ever intent upon differentiating himself as a Christian