⇖ [PDF]-Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth ⦹ E-Pub Author Reza Aslan ⨛

⇖ [PDF]-Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth ⦹ E-Pub Author Reza Aslan ⨛ ⇖ [PDF]-Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth ⦹ E-Pub Author Reza Aslan ⨛ 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A lucid, intelligent page turner Los Angeles Times that challenges long held assumptions about Jesus, from the host of Believer Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the Kingdom of God The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that he was executed as a state criminal Within decades after his death, his followers would call him God Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of historys most enigmatic figures by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived Balancing the Jesus of the Gospels against the historical sources, Aslan describes a man full of conviction and passion, yet rife with contradiction He explores the reasons the early Christian church preferred to promulgate an image of Jesus as a peaceful spiritual teacher rather than a politically conscious revolutionary And he grapples with the riddle of how Jesus understood himself, the mystery that is at the heart of all subsequent claims about his divinity Zealot yields a fresh perspective on one of the greatest stories ever told even as it affirms the radical and transformative nature of Jesus life and mission Praise for Zealot Riveting Aslan synthesizes Scripture and scholarship to create an original account The New Yorker Fascinatingly and convincingly drawn Aslan may come as close as one can to respecting those who revere Jesus as the peace loving, turn the other cheek, true son of God depicted in modern Christianity, even as he knocks down that image The Seattle Times Aslans literary talent is as essential to the effect of Zealot as are his scholarly and journalistic chops A vivid, persuasive portrait Salon This tough minded, deeply political book does full justice to the real Jesus, and honors him in the process San Francisco Chronicle A special and revealing work, one that believer and skeptic alike will find surprising, engaging, and original.Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prizewinning author of Thomas Jefferson The Art of Power Compulsively readable This superb work is highly recommended Publishers Weekly starred review Reza Aslan Meet Reza Aslan is a best selling author Zealot, No god But God , commentator, professor, and producer for The Leftovers HBO Of Kings Prophets ABC Rough Draft Ovation Believer CNN Zealot Life Times of Jesus Nazareth Zealot on FREE shipping qualifying offers NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A lucid, intelligent page turner Los Angeles that challenges long held assumptions about Is This Most Embarrassing Interview Fox News Has Ever Aslan, religious scholar with PhD in the sociology religions from University California new book Nazareth, went It s time to rethink how you read story Adam most recently Human History IRAN MEDIA Pars Times comprehensive directory Iranian resources sites internet Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

    • Kindle
    • 336 pages
    • 0812981480
    • Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
    • Reza Aslan
    • English
    • 2017-12-13T18:34+02:00