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Publisher's Summary

To write a book about Jesus is a challenging task; to live a life like Jesus' is more challenging still. Though not primarily a work of theology or of spirituality, this popular history intends to help the words and deeds of Jesus come alive for contemporary readers. In Jesus' day, he was a polarizing figure; one was either for him or against him.
Today, even many who are familiar with the story of Jesus are unmoved. There are a number of reasons for this, but one of them is that we have forgotten the history of which Jesus came to be part; and we have also forgotten how we fit in. When God acted in Jesus, he acted in history, and that history came with particular cultures, presuppositions, and memories of its own. Without an understanding of these things, Jesus' polarizing words and deeds become blunted because their backdrop has been removed.
©2013, 2014 Wyatt North Publishing, LLC (P)2014 Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Eric Smith on 06-28-17

well told.

This is an important piece of literature that I include among many others to complete the picture of History during Biblical times.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Guy J Witherspoon Jr on 12-20-15

Great read

The book did a great job of laying out the life of Jesus and the authors research was on point.

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