Jesus The human face of God

Jay Parini

Sound recording - 2013

Profiles Jesus Christ as the human face of God, taking into the account the multiple ways his life has been viewed and retold, and dramatizing the transformation from a man to a myth.

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Series
Brilliance Audio on compact disc.
Subjects
Published
Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio p2013.
Edition
Library edition
Language
English
Item Description
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Physical Description
5 sound discs (6 hrs., 1 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN
9781469283036
9781469282848
1469282844
Main Author
Jay Parini (-)
Corporate Author
Brilliance Audio (Firm) (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

The award-winning author of The Passages of H. M. presents a debut entry in the ICONS series that explores the mythical aspects of Jesus as a human face of God, tracing the transformation from Jesus to Christ while exploring the events and self-sacrifice that have inspired believers throughout history. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In Jesus, Jay Parini turns the powerful narrative skill he&;s wielded over the course of a four-decade career to a figure who has dominated our collective imagination and cultural iconography for over twenty centuries.The main trend of modern theology has hinged on the notion of &;demythologizing&; Jesus. Parini&;s audiobook seeks to re-mythologize him, considering the story in all its mythical radiance, taking Jesus as the human face of God. It asks: What&;s so moving about Jesus&;s story that millions of people over two millennia have considered it a paradigm for living?Far from dogmatic, Parini looks at the many ways in which Jesus has been viewed and dramatizes the transformation from Jesus to Christ, man to myth, and obscure Jewish carpenter to someone who pointed a finger toward God and said with conviction: This is the way. Follow me.