Jesus: A Pilgrimage by James Martin

By James Martin

James Martin, SJ, proficient storyteller, editor at huge of the US journal, well known media commentator, and New York Times bestselling writer of The Jesuit advisor to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to existence in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and invitations believers and seekers alike to event Jesus via Scripture, prayer and travel.

Combining the interesting insights of historic Jesus reports with profound non secular insights in regards to the Christ of religion, Father Martin recreates the realm of first-century Galilee and Judea to usher you into Jesus's existence and instances and convey readers how Jesus speaks to us at the present time. Martin additionally brings jointly the main up to date Scripture scholarship, clever non secular reflections, and lighthearted tales approximately touring during the Holy Land with a fellow (and humorous) Jesuit, traveling very important websites within the lifetime of Jesus of Nazareth.

The individual on the middle of the Gospels can look impossibly far away. tales approximately his marvelous lifestyles and ministry—clever parables that upended everyone's expectancies, brilliant healings that confident even skeptics, nature miracles that dazzled the dumbstruck disciples—can appear some distance faraway from our personal day-by-day lives, difficult to appreciate, and every now and then beside the point. yet in Jesus you are going to come to grasp him as Father Martin understands him: Messiah and Savior, in addition to good friend and brother.

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