Jesus: a new understanding of God's son through relfections on his life

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Doubleday Religion,
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2009.
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Drawing on a lifetime of study and reflection, the author of the Joshua series presents his long-awaited, revelatory, and deeply personal work on Jesus.In his immensely popular Joshua novels, Joseph Girzone depicted Jesus in the modern-day world, using compelling fiction to elucidate Jesus’ message and teachings. Now Girzone provides a powerful new perspective on Jesus. Based on scripture and written in Girzone’s lively, non-doctrinal style, it brings the theology that animates his fiction into vibrant focus. Girzone combines the gospel accounts of Jesus’ life, personal anecdotes, tales from the Bible, and stories he has gathered from people around the world to create an uncommon and profoundly inspiring portrait. He writes with candor and grace about the revelations that shape his beliefs and the mysteries that continue to intrigue him. The definitive statement of Girzone’s views on Jesus’ mission on earth and its meaning for today’s readers, Jesus is Girzone’s magnum opus.
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subject_facet Jesus Christ -- Biography
table_of_contents Herod, the mad king -- The Messiah has arrived -- Visitors from far off lands & the flight into Egypt -- Returning home from exile -- The boy at twelve years old -- What did the townsfolk see in Him? -- Two cousins meet -- Forty day retreat -- First disciples, Passover & the journey back to Galilee -- Jesus' call to his disciples; the wedding feast at Cana -- The new disciples -- Expanding his ministry in Galilee -- Expanding on His teaching -- Surrounded by another large crowd -- Jerusalem and the cure at the pool at Bethzatha -- Seeing into the human soul -- The parables look far into the future -- Signs, miracles, approval from Yahweh -- Journey to Judea -- Quick return to Galilee -- The death of Hohn the Baptizer -- Mission beyond the Jordan -- "If you eat this food you will live forever" -- Wandering into pagan country -- Back again in pagan country -- Touring other Galilean towns; a secret trip to Jerusalem -- Dramatic happenings in Jerusalem -- "I am the light of the world" -- A whole new chapter in Jesus' mission -- Jesus tours the Judean villages -- Jesus again confronted by the Pharisees -- I have come to set fire upon the earth -- Jesus returns to the region of Perea -- Jesus talks to his disciples -- On the way to Jerusalem -- Jesus enters Jericho -- The death and raising of Lazarus -- Jesus' last ministry in Jerusalem -- The beginning of the end -- Title TK -- The trial -- The way of the cross -- The resurrection of Jesus -- I will not leave you orphans, I will send the Holy Spirit -- Who is this man Jesus whom you preach?
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title Jesus : a new understanding of God's son through relfections on his life
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