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The existence of the historical Jesus cannot be doubted. But who was Jesus of Nazareth? And who is he for us today? In this controversial work Schillebeeckx offers his 'experiment': an informative and sustained hermeneutical reflection on the story of Jesus. It became a bestseller, and would become the first volume of Schillebeeckx' trilogy on Jesus Christ. He presents a Christology 'from below', rooted in the synoptic gospels, but especially in Mark and in the Q tradition. At the same time he is clearly interested in portraying 'the historical Jesus' as both Proclaimer and Proclaimed.
In this major work Schillebeeckx tries to answer questions such as: Is the promise of salvation only to be found in Jesus Christ because he was a gift from God, as the Gospels tell us? What can we say about the inspiration of so many who do not attend church or adhere to any believe they find in Jesus Christ? Schillebeeckx takes us into his promising quest that leads to the ultimate question of what religious truth actually is.
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Edward Schillebeeckx was an internationally known theologian and one of the leading progressives at the Second Vatican Council. He was the author of many books, including God is New Each Moment, published by Continuum. He died in 2010.
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Servi, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. No Dust Jacket. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0007878440
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Book Description Collins 1979 767pp hardback binding slightly frayed at top of spine and has a small bump on bottom edge of front board, mark on outside page edges but text is bright and clean, dustwrapper rubbed but undamaged, a good clean tight copy Good. Seller Inventory # 29601
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Book Description Collins, London, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 767pp hardback, ex-parish library with bookplate and cancel stamp else very good in a very good wrapper. Seller Inventory # 027590