The essential Jesus: original sayings and earliest images

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HarperSanFrancisco, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 199 pages
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A concise presentation of the authentic teachings of Jesus, combined with images from early Christian art, offer a portrait of Jesus as a revolutionary teacher, healer, and leader

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User Review  - auntmarge64 - LibraryThing

This is a book to make one think very hard about what it means to be a follower of Jesus and/or a Christian, and they’re not necessarily the same thing. For instance, I would consider Gandhi a ... Read full review

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User Review  - cfhillen - LibraryThing

The most interesting aspect of this book is the use of the images from Pre-Constantinian Christian art to illustrate the sayings of Jesus. Plate # 10 is very interesting. It seems that this fresco is the only surviving meal scene which includes a woman in Pre -Constantinian art. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Texts Images
25
Notes on Texts
145
Inventory of Images
171
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