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  • God: A Biography | Jack Miles

    God: A Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Jack Miles
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    What sort of "person" is God? Is it possible to approach him not as an object of religious reverence, but as the protagonist of the world's greatest book--as a character who possesses all the depths, contradictions, and abiguities of a Hamlet? In this "brilliant, audacious book" (Chicago Tribune), a former Jesuit marshalls a vast array of learning and knowledge of the Hebrew Bible to illuminate God--and man--with a sense of discovery and wonder.

    David says: "Awesome, Stunning book"
  • Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God | Jack Miles

    Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Jack Miles
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    Jack Miles's book is a provocative and revisionary look at the life of Jesus, in which many of the most well-worn truths about Christ are recontextualized and revisited. It does not look for the historical Jesus, but takes the Gospels as the sole source about his life.

  • Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God | Jack Miles

    Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God

    • ABRIDGED (4 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Jack Miles
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner
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    Five years after his brilliantly successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning book about God as portrayed in the Old Testament, Jack Miles gives us his striking consideration of Christ. He presents Christ as a hero of literature based only in part on the historical Jesus, asking us to take the idea of Christ as God Incarnate not as a dogma of religion but as the premise of a work of art, the New Testament.

    Susan says: "Challenging - Confronting - Enlivening"
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