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Looking for Jesus

4.14  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This stunningly fresh and original volume explores the person and work of Jesus as seen through the eyes of a wide variety of people who encountered him face-to-face during his lifetime. Reflecting on thirty Gospel stories, Virginia Owens suggests how certain characters--such as Mary Magdalene, the Samaritan woman, Zacchaeus, and Nicodemus--dealt with Jesus. With her ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Westminster John Knox Press
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Aug 22, 2013 papasteve rated it really liked it
I used this book for an Adult Sunday School class, and the participants really liked it. Owens has a different slant on why all the people came to Jesus and what they were looking for. She has an engaging narrative, storytelling style, and she has a knack for bringing out nuances of the biblical stories that we sometimes miss, or don't pay attention to.
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Great book. Short chapters on life of Jesus
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