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Greek Orthodox near Monastery of Temptation Jericho was built around a cave said to be where Jesus spent forty days and nights fasting and meditating while being tempted by Satan?
Mormon practice of polygamy was first when inspired in 1831 Joseph Smith said Jesus wished his followers to marry Native Americans to make their descendants white?
epic anti-war film Civilization (poster pictured), depicting Jesus walking through the carnage of war, was credited with helping re-elect U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1916?
altarpiece of the in Santa Veracruz Church Mexico City is said to contain a splinter of the original cross of Jesus, authenticated by the Vatican?
Malaysian newspaper was Makkal Osai suspended following its printing of a caricature of Jesus holding a cigarette and a can of beer?
1st century Greek historian reported the embassy of holy men from Nicolaus of Damascus India to the Levant, Athens and Rome during the time of Jesus?
is named after Lazarus syndrome Lazarus of Bethany (pictured), who the Bible says was raised from the dead by Jesus?
which thirty pieces of silver Judas Iscariot received for betraying Jesus are echoed in Dostoyevsky's by the thirty Crime and Punishment roubles which Sonia earns for selling herself?
the pose of the goddess in
Hans Holbein the Younger's closely echoes that of Venus and Amor Jesus in Leonardo da Vinci's ?
Last Supper the view that
Jesus and John were , considered a lovers blasphemy, evolved during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries?
the intended occupant of the
empty throne (example pictured) may have been Alexander the Great, Buddha, Julius Caesar, or Jesus Christ?
the anonymous composer of the 15th-century
carol " " used traditional imagery deriving from I syng of a mayden Old Testament texts to celebrate the Annunciation of Jesus?
episode " South Park " portrays Margaritaville Kyle as a Jesus-like savior of the U.S. economy during the recession?
the Russian artist
painted six scenes from the life of Pavel Svedomsky Jesus in St Volodymyr's Cathedral?
nurses have been alarmed by
brain-dead patients moving their arms in front of their faces, a phenomenon named the after the Lazarus sign biblical character resurrected by Jesus?
legend says that
miraculously learned to read just by looking at a piece of paper with the words Osanna of Mantua Jesus and Mary written on it?
according to the
Gospel of Mark, Jesus was buried in one of the rock-cut tombs in ancient Israel (pictured)?
Greg Kinnear (pictured) fills in for Jesus in Leonardo da Vinci's in the The Last Supper episode, " Parks and Recreation "?
The Camel a sculpture of
Jesus near Tiškevičiai Palace (pictured) in Palanga was torn down in 1948 and not reconstructed until 1993?
, Gour Govinda Ray Brahmo Samaj missionary and scholar specialising in Hinduism, attempted to compare Krishna with Christ?
Bruce Barton, in his bestselling 1925 book, , portrayed The Man Nobody Knows Jesus as "the founder of modern business"?
Mary Magdalene realized that Jesus had returned from the dead after his crucifixion in the Bible verse ?
John 20:16 although the
Apostles' Creed states that Jesus (pictured) is of sitting at the right hand God the Father, the New Testament also depicts him as standing and walking?
devotees across faiths swarmed
, St. Michael's Church Mumbai, as news of a reported "bleeding" Jesus picture spread in June 2008?
in the 1965 film
, The Greatest Story Ever Told California's Death Valley was used as the setting of Jesus' 40-day journey into the wilderness?
it has been suggested that the shepherds in
Mantegna's The Adoration of the Shepherds (pictured) are facing Joseph rather than Jesus?
in his depiction of the
episode Denial of Peter (pictured), Rembrandt portrayed Jesus in the distance, his hands bound behind him, turning to look at Peter who faced away from him?
in his book
, James the Brother of Jesus Robert Eisenman contends that the Twelve Apostles were in fact an artificially expanded replacement of the factual smaller circle of the brothers of Jesus?
Revelation, Jesus , which has been viewed as an implicit critique of a coin of holds seven stars in his right hand Domitian which depicts his infant son with seven stars?
attributed a coat of arms (pictured) to Jesus based on the instruments of the Passion?
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