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Jesus of nazareth [electronic resource] : From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration. Pope Benedict XVI.

Pope Benedict XVI. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385524346 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2007.

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Summary, etc.: "This book is . . . my personal search 'for the face of the Lord.'" --Benedict XVIIn this bold, momentous work, the Pope--in his first book written as Benedict XVI--seeks to salvage the person of Jesus from recent "popular" depictions and to restore Jesus' true identity as discovered in the Gospels. Through his brilliance as a theologian and his personal conviction as a believer, the Pope shares a rich, compelling, flesh-and-blood portrait of Jesus and incites us to encounter, face-to-face, the central figure of the Christian faith. From Jesus of Nazareth: ". . . the great question that will be with us throughout this entire book: But what has Jesus really brought, then, if he has not brought world peace, universal prosperity, and a better world? What has he brought? The answer is very simple: God. He has brought God! He has brought the God who once gradually unveiled his countenance first to Abraham, then to Moses and the prophets, and then in the...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Image, 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1625 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 542 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Religion & Spirituality.
Genre: Electronic books.

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