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The Resource Reading Jesus : a writer's encounter with the Gospels, Mary Gordon

Reading Jesus : a writer's encounter with the Gospels, Mary Gordon

Label
Reading Jesus : a writer's encounter with the Gospels
Title
Reading Jesus
Title remainder
a writer's encounter with the Gospels
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A lifelong Christian evaluates the differences between her beliefs and those of fellow Christians, describing her efforts to study Jesus as a character of the Gospels, in an analysis of biblical stories through which the author developed a greater awareness of Jesus as a deity in human form
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Mary
Dewey number
232
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT205
LC item number
.G67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Jesus Christ
Label
Reading Jesus : a writer's encounter with the Gospels, Mary Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The running father, the starving son, the fatted calf, the husks, the unbearable question -- Swine -- The burning tongue, the barren womb -- Perfume, hair -- A dream of whiteness -- The dark garden -- The fig tree -- The temptation in the desert -- The writing on the ground -- The blessed -- The problem of miracles -- The problem of asceticism : do we want to live like this? -- The problem of perfection : could we live the way he says even if we wanted to? -- The problem of apocalypticism -- Contradiction, conundrum, paradox -- The tainted text : the problem of the Jews -- The problem of divinity -- Wrestling -- The Seven Last Words and the last words
Control code
000386841
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780375424571
Lccn
2009004975
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000386841
  • (OCoLC)303041558
Label
Reading Jesus : a writer's encounter with the Gospels, Mary Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
The running father, the starving son, the fatted calf, the husks, the unbearable question -- Swine -- The burning tongue, the barren womb -- Perfume, hair -- A dream of whiteness -- The dark garden -- The fig tree -- The temptation in the desert -- The writing on the ground -- The blessed -- The problem of miracles -- The problem of asceticism : do we want to live like this? -- The problem of perfection : could we live the way he says even if we wanted to? -- The problem of apocalypticism -- Contradiction, conundrum, paradox -- The tainted text : the problem of the Jews -- The problem of divinity -- Wrestling -- The Seven Last Words and the last words
Control code
000386841
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 205 p.
Isbn
9780375424571
Lccn
2009004975
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000386841
  • (OCoLC)303041558

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