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"An expanded retelling of the life of Jesus, including all the details from the Gospels in chronological order, the geopolitical scene, the historical and cultural setting, and the likely emotions and motives of those who interacted with Him. Conversational storytelling style suitable for a wide range of audiences and ages"--Provided by publisher.
Whether you are a new Christian, a longtime believer, or are simply interested and seeking information, Jesus: An Intimate Portrait Of The Man, His Land, And His People is a biography that will enrich and enlighten.
The primary strength of the book is the narrative. The language is simple but never simplistic. It respects the intelligence of the reader but is not afraid to elucidate points or concepts that could be unknown even to educated readers.
This is a wonderful book in the literal sense that it is filled with wonders.
Just to whet your interest, here are a few more quotes. Mother Teresa, 'Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.' (56) Antony of Padua, 'Christ is the dazzling bright sun who covered himself with a cloud in order to be seen." (125) St. Augustine, 'Christ is the best husband.' (128) Harvey Cox, 'There has never been a better raconteur than Jesus of Nazareth.' (137) Joni Eareckson Tada, 'No other religion or philosophy promises glorified bodies, hearts and minds. Only in the Gospel of Jesus Christ do hurting people find such incredible hope.' (165) There are a myriad sources, including: George MacDonald, Eleanor Roosevelt, Luis Palau, Ulrich Zwingli, Calvin Miller, Christina Rossetti, and Paul Bunyon.
The compiler, Dr. Isabella Bunn, is an interesting person - international lawyer, theologian, Christian social ethics specialist, a college associate director. Bunn's vast library has provided many of the citations in 444 Surprising Quotes About Jesus.
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