Jesus: An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land, and His People

An expanded retelling of the life of Jesus, including all the details from the Gospels in chronological order, the geopolitical scene, the historical and cultural setting, and the likely emotions and motives of those who interacted with Him Here is a great introduction to the greatest man who ever lived for those who donbt know much about Him, and a fascinating read for tAn expanded retelling of the life of Jesus, including all the details from the Gospels in chronological order, the geopolitical scene, the historical and cultural setting, and the likely emotions and motives of those who interacted with Him Here is a great introduction to the greatest man who ever lived for those who donbt know much about Him, and a fascinating read for those who have grown up in the church and are very familiar with the Gospel accounts Leith Anderson s conversational storytelling style makes the book appealing to a wide range of audiences and ages.
Jesus An Intimate Portrait of the Man His Land and His People An expanded retelling of the life of Jesus including all the details from the Gospels in chronological order the geopolitical scene the historical and cultural setting and the likely emotions and

  • Title: Jesus: An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land, and His People
  • Author: Leith Anderson
  • ISBN: 9780764224799
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Jesus: An Intimate Portrait of the Man, His Land, and His People”

    1. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, religious or not, who is interested in learning more about the life and teachings of Jesus. It combines the accounts of the four Gospels, along with historical data and commentary, into one easy-to-read narrative. It also includes helpful footnotes which provide additional historical and literary context. I have studied The Bible my whole life, and in college, and this book has provided me with new insights into the life and teachings of Jesus and th [...]

    2. A fabulous book for Christians or non-Christians. Chronological account of Jesus' life based on the four gospel writers' accounts, with extra information to help understand the culture. I read a preview edition, so would like to read this one again.

    3. not quite done yetle over half way. great companion for devotional reading. leith is great at uncovering the cultural stuff that really brings the stories of Jesus alive.

    4. Leigh Anderson masterfully intertwines the Gospels with historical facts. It is a great read for old and new Christians as well as anyone just interested in learning about Jesus.

    5. The author took the four gospels, arranged everything in chronological order, and added lots of details about the culture, geography, politics, and much more from the time that Jesus lived. I learned so much that put the story of Jesus in context and made it that much richer for me. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is curious about who Jesus is, as well as anyone who wants to look at the story of the gospels with fresh eyes. This biography of Jesus was excellent.

    6. I was trying to find out who Jesus was while He was on earth. I think it is a wonderful book for someone on a journey to find Jesus.

    7. What a great read of Jesus's life and times. The historical facts and in-depth explanations expands my ability to understand many if the "Why's?" I had when studying the Bible as a young Christian.

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