LIFE Jesus: Who Do You Say That I Am?

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LIFE Books managing editor, Robert Sullivan, has twice been awarded the Wilbur Award for best religion feature in a national magazine and has authored LIFE's New York Times best-selling biography of Pope John Paul II. He brings to this book his expertise on the subject of Christianity a long with text informed by the world's great scholars, theologians and religious figures.

Jesus emerged from nowhere to become, in his short life-perhaps as few as 32 years-a thinker, teacher and...

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LIFE Books managing editor, Robert Sullivan, has twice been awarded the Wilbur Award for best religion feature in a national magazine and has authored LIFE's New York Times best-selling biography of Pope John Paul II. He brings to this book his expertise on the subject of Christianity a long with text informed by the world's great scholars, theologians and religious figures.

Jesus emerged from nowhere to become, in his short life-perhaps as few as 32 years-a thinker, teacher and preacher whose words and deeds would change the world and become the foundation for the world's largest religion. But the biography as outlined in the New Testament and apocryphal writings only tells us so much. LIFE's editors go, in words and pictures, in search of Jesus of Nazareth, the carpenter's son who would one day influence all. The great photographer Denis Waugh once made a thorough, colorful and moving pictorial pilgrimage to the Holy Land exclusively for LIFE, and those images will anchor our quest. We will travel, as well, to the Vatican, to the missions of Africa, to the Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco-to all that has risen in Jesus, name. In the book's final section, we will look at Christianity today: Its still vastly influential place in our tumultuous world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603201742
  • Publisher: Time Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 412,445
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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LIFE Books managing editor, Robert Sullivan, has twice been awarded the Wilbur Award for best religion feature in a national magazine and has authored LIFE's New York Times bestselling biography of Pope John Paul II. He brings to this book his expertise on the subject of Christianity along with text informed by the world's great scholars, theologians and religious figures.

The editors at LIFE vigorously carry on the traditions of excellence in photography, in journalism, and in telling the story of our country and our world which began with LIFE magazine in 1936 by founding editor and publisher, Henry R. Luce. They have published books on a broad range of subjects, including New York Times bestsellers One Nation, LIFE Picture Puzzle and The American Journey of Barack Obama.

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  • Posted November 18, 2012

    Best narrative on Jesus--maybe next to the Bible! EXCELLENT!

    The most profoundly written and moving book on Jesus --may I say, perhaps next to the Bible itself. I was prepared to be disappointed at the "usual worked over" opinions about Jesus. Instead, as fresh as the dew upon leaves of the morning, the writers brought forth a narrative of equisite beauty and discernment. What a marvelous tribute and a book for everyone of all religions. I am moved, touched and blessed to the soul by this inspiring book. Here, here to the editors and photographers; you have created a masterpiece!

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