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Compare Adam, Moses, Job, and Jesus from the point of view of their contributions to shaping Christian thought.

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Q:Compare Adam, Moses, Job, and Jesus from the point of view of their contributions to shaping religious thought, especially Christianity. A: Adam, the first man created by God, breaks the sole rule by eating the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. We see that the outcome of Adam's defiance makes the original sin. It causes human beings to suffer, work, and inevitably face death, which constitutes the basic concept of Christianity: human beings must not disobey God's will and they should repent their sin, begging God's forgiveness. ...read more.

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Job suffers, coming across miserable accidents. God trusts him as He trusts human beings and Job doesn't fall short of His expectation. From here we can perceive another essential thought concerning Christianity: mankind cannot guess what the Divine One intends to do. What mankind has to do is to doubtlessly comply with His order and retain their unwavering faith in Him. ...read more.

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However, Jesus refines God's image that non-gentiles can convert to Christianity under His universal mercy. Therefore, Christianity is widely spread and we view it as Jesus' devotion that not only can Jews get salvation through believing in God but the non-Jews can. In general, Adam, Job, and Moses originate central notions of Judaism, and they still have a great influence on Christianity; Jesus has strongly direct effects on shaping Christian thoughts. The former's contributions represent His Absolute Justice; the latter not only justice but also His Infinite Mercy. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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