The Political Teachings of Jesus

The Political Teachings of Jesus

by Tod Lindberg
     
 

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Longtime political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision for society.

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Longtime political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision for society.

Editorial Reviews

Michael Novak
"Jesusian politics dare to propose a world without enemies...This book makes one think again, and more deeply."
E.J. Dionne
“Lindberg offers a clear, careful, and exciting analysis of Jesus’s political teachings.”
Anne-Marie Slaughter
"You will never read the Bible or hear a sermon the same way after reading The Political Teachings of Jesus."
Paul Kengor
"Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, independent, or even an agnostic, you will appreciate this book for its fairness and thoughtfulness."
Andrew Ferguson
"Tod Lindberg has given us a plausible, this-worldly Jesus...It’s a significant achievement—bold, thoughtful, and beautifully written."
Norman Podhoretz
"A fascinating analysis..."
—Michael Novak
“Jesusian politics dare to propose a world without enemies...This book makes one think again, and more deeply.”
—Anne-Marie Slaughter
“You will never read the Bible or hear a sermon the same way after reading The Political Teachings of Jesus.”
—Paul Kengor
“Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, independent, or even an agnostic, you will appreciate this book for its fairness and thoughtfulness.”
—Andrew Ferguson
“Tod Lindberg has given us a plausible, this-worldly Jesus...It’s a significant achievement—bold, thoughtful, and beautifully written.”
—Norman Podhoretz
“A fascinating analysis...”
--Anne-Marie Slaughter
“You will never read the Bible or hear a sermon the same way after reading The Political Teachings of Jesus.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061749612
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/17/2009
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,237,125
File size:
0 MB

What People are saying about this

Anne-Marie Slaughter
“You will never read the Bible or hear a sermon the same way after reading The Political Teachings of Jesus.”
E.J. Dionne
“Lindberg offers a clear, careful, and exciting analysis of Jesus’s political teachings.”
Michael Novak
“Jesusian politics dare to propose a world without enemies...This book makes one think again, and more deeply.”
Andrew Ferguson
“Tod Lindberg has given us a plausible, this-worldly Jesus...It’s a significant achievement—bold, thoughtful, and beautifully written.”
Paul Kengor
“Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, independent, or even an agnostic, you will appreciate this book for its fairness and thoughtfulness.”
Norman Podhoretz
“A fascinating analysis...”

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