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Camino Winds | Jesus the Son of Man

Amid a category 4 hurricane that levels homes and floods an entire town, a man is murdered. The police shake their heads, insisting he was merely struck by storm debris. But falling limbs don’t leave blood splatter inside a home … Continue reading

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Zealot

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth© 2013 Raza Aslan337 pages Reza Aslan’s Zealot searches for the historical Jesus and finds him as a religious revolutionary, one who anticipated the imminent demise of the Roman Empire. No gentle … Continue reading

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Misquoting Jesus

Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why© 2005 Bart Ehrman256 pages Contrary to popular belief, the King James Bible did not fall out of the sky, a gift from a loving deity to his people below. … Continue reading

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The Misunderstood Jew

The Misunderstood Jew: the Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus© 2007 Amy-Jill Levine250 pages  Amy-Jill Levine is a Jew for Jesus. No, not that kind of Jew — she’s happily Orthodox, thank you very much. But she grew … Continue reading

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Dinner with a Perfect Stranger

Dinner with a Perfect Stranger: An Invitation Worth Considering© 2005 David Gregory100 pages  When  Nick Cominsky received a personalized dinner invitation from Jesus of Nazareth, self-proclaimed Deity Extraordinaire, he was more than a little dubious. Obviously, his friends have concocted … Continue reading

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Lamb

Lamb: the Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal© 2002 Christopher Moore408 pages “What?” [Joshua] said. “What? What? What?” “Master, you’re walking on the water,” said Peter. “I just ate,” Joshua said. “You can’t go into the water for an … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to the Son

The Gospel According to the Son © 1997 Norman Mailer 242 pages I spotted this on on Amazon while looking at Chopra’s Jesus. I often look up books I’ve read on Amazon to find similar books. You might remember that … Continue reading

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Jesus

Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment © 2008 Deepak Chopra 273 pages Yesterday I wandered about in my library’s fiction section with the intention of letting something capture my eye. This “when the reader is ready, the book will come” approach … Continue reading

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The Third Jesus

The Third Jesus: the Christ We Cannot Ignore © 2008 Deepak Chopra 241 pages I’ve heard the name “Deepak Chopra” before, but never in a positive light. Still, given my interest in comparative religion and philosophy, and given that I … Continue reading

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