Not as much as people would wish. Even if we simply evaluate the story of him as it's told, regardless of whether or how much of it is true, he falls short of many other moral heroes. He commands people to hate (Luke 14:26), engages in physical violence (John 2:15), teaches awful things (Matthew 5:28, Mark 3:29, etc.), damns innocents to hell (Mark 16:16), and fails to condemn slavery or champion democracy or education or political rights for women. Just for example.
Is Jesus a moral exemplar?
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How is the trinity monotheistic?
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If God said "Thou shalt not kill" then why did he flood the whole world leaving only Noah and his family alive, and how is the destruction of Sodom justified (killing people for engaging in "immoral" sex), is God exempted from morality?
What's an easy way to demonstrate that polytheism is false?
What makes your reasoning any more reliable than an animal's?
Who killed King Saul, cause Samuel 31:4 and 2 Samuel 1:8-10 contradict each other?
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