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The philosopher and the gospels : Jesus through the lens of philosophy

Author: Keith Ward
Publisher: Oxford : Lion, Chicago, IL : Trafalgar Square Publishing, 2011. 2011. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The teachings of Jesus Christ, as presented in the Bible, are familiar to millions, but do we really understand them? Keith Ward argues that, by scrutinizing the Gospels through the lens of contemporary philosophy, we can discover perspectives that are not always apparent in traditional church teaching. Ward's analysis of what Jesus really said uncovers four central themes: that the Gospel is for everyone; that the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Ward
ISBN: 9780745955629 0745955622
OCLC Number: 753301531
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Approaching the Gospels --
Universal salvation: the true Gospel --
The cosmic Christ --
The ethics of personal fulfilment --
Theosis: the union of human and Divine.
Other Titles: Philosopher & the gospels
Jesus through the lens of philosophy
Responsibility: Keith Ward.

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The teachings of Jesus examined by one of the leading philosophers of our day.  Read more...

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The overwhelming message is a joyful and liberating one and, if it does nothing else, it makes the reader look at the all too familiar with fresh eyes. -- Nicholas Lowton * The NEWspaper Spring 2012 Read more...

 
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