To Know Christ Jesus [NOOK Book]

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This modern spiritual classic by Frank Sheed, the renowned author, publisher and lecturer, is brought back into print for the benefit of new generations of readers to develop a deeper, more profound knowledge of Jesus Christ. Sheed's concern with the Gospels is to come to know Christ as he actually lived among us, interacted with all the various people he encountered from his infancy to his passion and death--the God-man who was like us in all things except sin.

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Overview

This modern spiritual classic by Frank Sheed, the renowned author, publisher and lecturer, is brought back into print for the benefit of new generations of readers to develop a deeper, more profound knowledge of Jesus Christ. Sheed's concern with the Gospels is to come to know Christ as he actually lived among us, interacted with all the various people he encountered from his infancy to his passion and death--the God-man who was like us in all things except sin.

Sheed has tried especially to see Our Lord in his effect upon others--seeing how they saw him, trying to see why they saw him so. There is much about Mary and Joseph in their task of bringing up a baby who was literally adorable; about John the Baptist; about Mary of Bethany and Mary Magdalen; about Nicodemus; about people we meet only for a moment, like the man born blind and the owners of the drowned swine; and why the Pharisees, not only the worst of them but some of the best, would not accept Christ.

Faith, doctrine, prayer, worship--all the content and consequences of Christian belief--rest on the person of Christ Jesus as recorded in the Gospels. In this classic study, Frank J. Sheed employs wide learning, theological sophistication, spiritual insight, and a lucid style to bring the reader to a personal encounter with the living Lord. To Know Christ Jesus has been justly called "one of the most satisfying studies of the Gospel ever made."

Frank J. Sheed had a distinguished career as a publisher, lecturer, street-corner evangelist, and popular writer. He and his wife Maisie Ward were the founders of the publishing house Sheed & Ward. His many books include Christ in Eclipse, What Difference Does Jesus Make?, Theology and Sanity, and A Map of Life.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000941164
  • Publisher: Ignatius Press
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 205,830
  • File size: 471 KB

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

    Best book ever on the life of Christ

    Absolutely the best book ever written on the life of Christ. Written by a catholic but will be appreciated by all Christians. The most insightful book on Christ ever written. You will not be disappointed with this book. Guaranteed!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 25, 2013

    An easy yet interesting read.

    Frank Sheed does it again in his inimitable style, humanizing the divine family. Should bring you a little closer to Jesus, Mary, and Joseph and the times in which they lived,and their daily encounters.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2003

    To Know Jesus Christ !

    Inspirational insight about our Lord based on scripture, tradition, and history. Recommended to all who wish to be closer to Jesus.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Love this book

    It has brought me closer to understanding my savior than any book i have ever read in my years as a catholic and god willing li will be 81 in few weeks

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