How Jesus Became God

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How Jesus Became God

2014

What exactly happened, such that Jesus came to be considered God? To ask this question is to delve into a fascinating, multilayered historical puzzle - one that offers a richly illuminating look into the origins of the Western...

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Bart D. Ehrman

In This Series

Jesus - The Man Who Became God
Episode 1
Jesus - The Man Who Became God
Greco-Roman Gods Who Became Human
Episode 2
Greco-Roman Gods Who Became Human
Humans as Gods in the Greco-Roman World
Episode 3
Humans as Gods in the Greco-Roman World
Gods Who Were Human in Ancient Judaism
Episode 4
Gods Who Were Human in Ancient Judaism
Ancient Jews Who Were Gods
Episode 5
Ancient Jews Who Were Gods
The Life and Teachings of Jesus
Episode 6
The Life and Teachings of Jesus
Did Jesus Think He Was God?
Episode 7
Did Jesus Think He Was God?
The Death of Jesus - Historical Certainties
Episode 8
The Death of Jesus - Historical Certainties
Jesus's Death - What Historians Can't Know
Episode 9
Jesus's Death - What Historians Can't Know
The Resurrection - What Historians Can't Know
Episode 10
The Resurrection - What Historians Can't Know
What History Reveals about the Resurrection
Episode 11
What History Reveals about the Resurrection
The Disciples' Visions of Jesus
Episode 12
The Disciples' Visions of Jesus
Jesus's Exaltation - Earliest Christian Views
Episode 13
Jesus's Exaltation - Earliest Christian Views
The Backward Movement of Christology
Episode 14
The Backward Movement of Christology
Paul's View - Christ's Elevated Divinity
Episode 15
Paul's View - Christ's Elevated Divinity
John's View - The Word Made Human
Episode 16
John's View - The Word Made Human
Was Christ Human? The Docetic View
Episode 17
Was Christ Human? The Docetic View
The Divided Christ of the Separationists
Episode 18
The Divided Christ of the Separationists
Christ's Dual Nature - Proto-Orthodoxy
Episode 19
Christ's Dual Nature - Proto-Orthodoxy
The Birth of the Trinity
Episode 20
The Birth of the Trinity
The Arian Controversy
Episode 21
The Arian Controversy
The Conversion of Constantine
Episode 22
The Conversion of Constantine
The Council of Nicea
Episode 23
The Council of Nicea
Once Jesus Became God
Episode 24
Once Jesus Became God