Friday, July 23, 2010

Adjectives For Jesus

By placing "wisdom" with the word Jesus in the title of her text, Cynthia Bourgeault creates an emotional & mental image; she also makes a strong theological statement. Pairing the name of Jesus with various words & adjectives creates powerful & positive associations. In class, we brainstormed our own list of "Jesusy-adjectives" based on our own ideas, feelings, & experiences.

This is the list we came up with. Would you like to add your own?

Creative Jesus
Forgiving Jesus
Transforming Jesus
Practical Jesus
Applicable Jesus
Accepting Jesus
Tolerant Jesus
Insightful Jesus
Universal Jesus
Loving Jesus
Compassionate Jesus
Spiritual Jesus
Elusive Jesus
Open Jesus
Disturbing Jesus
Mystical Jesus
Little Jesus
Empowering Jesus
Human Jesus
Real Jesus