What is the significance of the word “Christ?” The idea of “the Christ” has various meanings in various spiritual traditions and even more so in the context of individual belief systems. For some, “Jesus” and “Christ” are synonymous, yet even so interpretations of “Jesus Christ” vary for those believers. “Christ” as the Greek form of the Hebrew “Messiah” has an entirely different meaning for Judaism. In metaphysical teachings, “Christ” signifies an innate spiritual principle and/or potential in every person. The goal of this course it to assist you in engaging your own beliefs about “Jesus the Christ” and the Christ idea using the Bible as the primary text.