Outline of Jesus

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Wikipedia articles on the life and influence of Jesus:

This is a painting of Jesus Christ, created by German painter Heinrich Hofmann (painter) in the 1880s

Jesus central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah (or "Christ") of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ,[lower-alpha 1] a name that is also used in non-Christian contexts. Also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth.

Essence of Jesus

As a topic, "Jesus" falls under the following parent topics:

Views of Jesus

Traditional Christian view of Jesus

Four traditional Gospels

The word "gospel" is translated from a Greek word meaning "good news."

The "Shield of the Trinity" or Scutum Fidei diagram of Trinity Western Christian symbolism
Non-canonical Gospels
Additional Gospels

Historical view of Jesus

Islamic view of Jesus

Judaic view of Jesus

Other views of Jesus

View of Jesus as myth

Events in Jesus' life

Events in Jesus' life from the traditional Gospels


Miracles of Jesus

Power over demonic spirits
Resurrection of the dead
Control over nature

Teachings of Jesus

Parables of Jesus

Canonical parables
Non-canonical parables

Genealogy of Jesus

Patrilineage of Jesus according to Luke
  1. God
  2. Adam
  3. Seth
  4. Enos
  5. Cainan
  6. Maleleel
  7. Jared
  8. Enoch
  9. Mathusala
  10. Lamech
  11. Noah
  12. Shem
  13. Arphaxad
  14. Cainan
  1. Sala
  2. Heber
  3. Phalec
  4. Ragau
  5. Saruch
  6. Nachor
  7. Thara
  8. Abraham
  9. Isaac
  10. Jacob
  11. Judah
  12. Phares
  13. Esrom
  14. Aram
  1. Aminadab
  2. Naasson
  3. Salmon
  4. Boaz
  5. Obed
  6. Jesse
  7. David
  8. Nathan
  9. Mattatha
  10. Menan
  11. Melea
  12. Eliakim
  13. Jonam
  14. Joseph
  1. Judah
  2. Simeon
  3. Levi
  4. Matthat
  5. Jorim
  6. Eliezer
  7. Jose
  8. Er
  9. Elmodam
  10. Cosam
  11. Addi
  12. Melchi
  13. Neri
  14. Salathiel
  1. Zorobabel
  2. Rhesa
  3. Joannan
  4. Juda
  5. Joseph
  6. Semei
  7. Mattathias
  8. Maath
  9. Nagge
  10. Esli
  11. Naum
  12. Amos
  13. Mattathias
  14. Joseph
  1. Jannai
  2. Melchi
  3. Levi
  4. Matthat
  5. Heli
  6. Joseph
  7. Jesus

Influence of Jesus

Acts of the Apostles: Russian icon by Fyodor Zubov, 1660

Religious practices related to Jesus


Second Coming

The Last Judgment by John Martin (1854)


Media featuring Jesus

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ where Jesus is the primary character

Films about Jesus
Plays about Jesus
Musicals about Jesus
Novels about Jesus

Dramatic portrayals containing Jesus Christ

Dramatic portrayals of Jesus Christ that contain Jesus as a secondary character

Films containing Jesus
Plays containing Jesus
Musicals containing Jesus
Novels containing Jesus

Non-fiction books about Jesus

List of books about Jesus

Related religions

Before Jesus

After Jesus

See also



  1. "Mandaean Scriptures and Fragments: The Haran Gawaitha". Retrieved 2007-04-20.
  2. Bevan, A. A. (1930). "Manichaeism". In James Hastings. Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics. 8. London.