Yancey invites readers to share his personal quest for answers to his questions about Jesus' life. The Jesus I Never Knew is an intimate, faith-building look at the major parts of Jesus' life--his family, his teachings, the miracles, and his death and resurrection. This book peels away stereotypes and challenges comfort zones with fresh ...
Yancey invites readers to share his personal quest for answers to his questions about Jesus' life. The Jesus I Never Knew is an intimate, faith-building look at the major parts of Jesus' life--his family, his teachings, the miracles, and his death and resurrection. This book peels away stereotypes and challenges comfort zones with fresh perspectives on the authentic Jesus and his sayings.
New. 031021923X BRAND NEW! ! MULTIPLE COPIES AVAILABLE. NEW CONDITION! ! 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE! ! BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! WE SHIP DAILY! ! EXPEDITED SHIPPING AVAILABLE. 'There is no writer in the evangelical world that I admire and appreciate more. ' Billy Graham Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the 'new, rediscovered' Jesus---or even the Jesus we think we know so well? Philip Yancey offers a new and different perspective on the life of Christ and his work---his teachings, his miracles, his death and resurrection---and ultimately, who he was and why he came. From the manger in Bethlehem to the cross in Jerusalem, Yancey presents a complex character who generates questions as well as answers; a disturbing and exhilarating Jesus who wants to radically transform your life and stretch your faith. The Jesus I Never Knew uncovers a Jesus who is brilliant, creative, challenging, fearless, compassionate, unpredictable, and ultimately satisfying. 'No one who meets Jesus ever stays the same, ' says Yancey. 'Jesus has rocked my own preconceptions and has made me ask hard questions about why those of us who bear his name don't do a better job of following him. '
a good book. My daughter is using this as a book for her church group. she enjoys it.
Aug 9, 2012
Yancey Does it Again
Excellent re-evaluation of Jesus' life and work. Made me see Jesus as a whole person.
Jun 6, 2009
Religion Busting Revelation
If you know of Jesus from popular cultural mythology, or, even, years of Sunday School be prepared to have your paradigms shifted. Yancey resuscitates the 2D icon of Jesus we all thought we knew, to introduce us to a profile of a living Jesus who can be intimately known.
This is one book I cannot keep on my bookshelf. I keep giving it away! I find fresh insights with every re-reading. This book will become an ageless Christian classic. "Jesus I Never Knew" is that good.
Sep 25, 2008
A thought provoking book. Definitely makes one reconsider who they think Jesus is/was without compromising the truth of the Bible. Far from merely the gentle shepherd of the flannel board, the author found the Lord to be more complex, more perfect and infinitely more approachable than he had ever imagined.
Feb 5, 2008
I found this book to be as exciting to me as a good mystery novel! Yancey does such a thoughtful study, and presents so many new ways to look at Jesus--how he lived and the real meaning behind what he said,that the result is different by far than what I had heard all my life. I can think of many adjectives to describe this book---thorough, challenging, descriptive,exhaustive, thought-provoking, doubt-destroying, and totally fascinating. I would recommend it to already Christian believers, but especially to skeptics and agnostics!!
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