Everything You Always Wanted to Know about God (but Were Afraid to Ask): The Jesus Edition

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about God (but Were Afraid to Ask): The Jesus Edition

by Eric Metaxas

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ISBN-13: 9780830746156
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
Publication date: 01/14/2010
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


ERIC METAXAS is the New York Times bestselling author of Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. His writing was first published in Atlantic Monthly, and has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Regeneration Quarterly, Christianity Today, National Review Online, Beliefnet and First Things. The American Booksellers Association chose Metaxas’s The Birthday ABC as a 1995 Pick of the List and Amazon.com honored his Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving with their Number One Bestseller Award for Thanksgiving 1999. He has been featured numerous times on CNN, The Fox News Channel and other television networks, and has been a guest on NPR. He is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, a monthly event of entertaining and thought provoking discussions that feature such speakers as Sir John Polkinghorne, Dr. Armand Nicholi, Os Guinness, Lauren F. Winner and Peter Kreeft. Metaxas serves on the vestry of Calvary/St. George’s Episcopal Church, and lives in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and daughter.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

1 Not Just a Figment of Someone's Imagination: Historical Proof for Jesus 13

2 A Messiah by Any Other Name: The Name of Jesus 25

3 The New Testament Proves the Old: Messianic Prophecies 31

4 Lunatic, Liar or Lord?: Jesus Proved Who He Is 47

5 He Said What?: Jesus Claimed to Be God 55

6 Clueless on the Heights: The Mount of Transfiguration 67

7 The First Christian Was a Jew?: The Jewishness of Christianity 73

8 A Rebel with a Cause: Jesus, the Leader to a New Kingdom 81

9 The Lost Years of Jesus, the Not-Always-Nice Guy: Jesus' Youth and Sarcasm 85

10 What Love Has to Do with It: Love Your Enemies 89

11 Swiped, Swooning or Sprung?: The Crucifixion and the Resurrection 97

12 The Whole Truth and Nothing But: Scriptures and How Jesus Communicated 123

13 Clearing the Air: God's Ways Are Not Our Ways 135

14 A Sin by Any Other Name Is Still a...: Jesus and the Problem of Sin 141

15 Making the Cut: Forgiveness 151

16 What Came Down Must Go Up and Out: The Ascension and the Great Commission 175

17 The Devil Made You Do It?: Satan, the Adversary of Jesus 183

l8 What Do I Have co Fear But...: The Second Coming 191

19 Is Neptune a Christian Planet?: What Being a Christian Means 203

Endnotes 217

About the Author 219

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