is there a god?, is jesus christ god?, is the bible history or myth? JESUS REDISCOVERED. By MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE. O that thou shouldst give dust a. In addition to being one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, Malcolm Muggeridge is an authentic Christian mystic. Malcolm Muggeridge writes with clarity, humour and deep love, of his own efforts to let the light of Jesus shine before men. His “rediscovery” of Jesus is one of.
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And sometimes he is too heavyhanded to be any of these. Open Preview See a Problem? And I think his concern that no society can survive without a moral foundation which faith in Jesus demands is pertinent to our environment today.
Jesus Rediscovered By Malcolm Muggeridge: Contents
It’s mainly transcripts of talks he gave in various church or college settings in the s. It is for fools like me, the poor of this world, rather than for the king.
Joe rated it liked it Jan 04, MM has an amazing acerbic wit, I’m only bummed that I waited 39 years to come to the party His explication of the parables didn’t any new ideas and much of the rest of the book was dated. It is a collection of his essays, sermons and talks read by Fredrick Davidson my favorite reader for BA. Every spiritual harvest has, like Augustine’s and Monica’s, to be left behind, ungarnered; there is always the desolating return to the sound of words which begin and end when what they have to say has neither ending nor beginning.
How vivid the scene is! Daughter, they faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague. Written inMuggeridge declares in the Forward, “I am a theological ignoramus A book to be re-read in order to fully understand the author’s position and to make you feel better about your beliefs. Frampton, I do believe this narrator, in conjunction with Mr.
Jun 19, booklady rated it it was amazing Recommended to booklady by: I need no other map. Also, muggeridve closing essay is a lengthy interview with Roy Trevivian which is worth the price of the book. And how mysteriously they come and go! I admit, this is not what I was expecting from this book, given its title.
Review by Jeremy Rios sums up my feelings; I’d give it 3.
However, I find Muggeridge easier to understand and follow than Chesterton–could just be me. Some of rediscofered theology is rather dubious, too. Then back to the concert-hall, the violins and the cellos, the drums and the trumpets and the whistling flutes; mortality-s familiar orchestration.
Coming down from the mountain when it was all over, the reaction will have set in. Each week, our muggeridhe select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Peter, on the other hand, is quite definitely a person – impetuous, mercurial, easily stirred to passionate protestations of devotion and loyalty, and equally prone to lose heart in face of difficulties, and to fall down on his undertakings rediscoverd the test came. Get behind me, you Satan: I wish more well-read sages from the 60s wrote books like this one. Jesus particularly charged his disciples that they should tell no man he was.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Add a topping of overall crankiness and doomsday tone, and it doesn’t seem to age well. For Peter there was unforeseen comfort to come. I came to this book after reading MM’s two-volume autobiography c. They had accompanied Jesus up into a high mountain; like all mystics, he needed from time to time to withdraw from the world, as he had into the wilderness after his baptism by John the Baptist.
There are a Probably fairly radical in its day, this book now seems long-winded and – in places – somewhat tedious. He witnessed the Ukranian famine and was the first western reporter to write truthfully about the resultant death and devestation.
Muggeridge reminds me of shrewd and slightly cranky Chesterton. Malcolm Muggeridge was considered an authentic Christian mystic. The two went together; they were the equipoise between loving God and loving one’s neighbor – the two duties into which Jesus resolved all that the Law laid down and the prophets had proclaimed.
He is credited with popularising Mother Teresa and in his later years became a Catholic.