The Scandalous Gospel Of Jesus: What's So Good About the Good News?

Paperback | September 9, 2008

byPeter J. Gomes

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How the Church Domesticated Jesus

With his unique blend of eloquence and insight, the esteemed Harvard minister Peter J. Gomes invites us to hear anew the radical nature of Jesus' message of hope and change. Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is every bit as relevant today as when it was first preached.

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How the Church Domesticated JesusWith his unique blend of eloquence and insight, the esteemed Harvard minister Peter J. Gomes invites us to hear anew the radical nature of Jesus' message of hope and change. Using examples from ancient times as well as from modern pop culture, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus shows us why the good news is...

Peter J. Gomes has been minister of Harvard University's Memorial Church since 1974, when he was appointed Pusey Minister of the church, and serves as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. An American Baptist minister, he was named one of America's top preachers byTimemagazine. He is the recipient of thirty-three honorary degrees and ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:September 9, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060000740

ISBN - 13:9780060000745

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“An incisive original... [Gomes is] a born storyteller.”