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Getting to Know Jesus
George MacDonald
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Getting to Know Jesus

3.92 of 5 stars 3.92  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In this inspirational collection of twelve sermons, George MacDonald offers compelling insight into the life of Jesus Christ.
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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published May 12th 1980)
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George MacDonald's influence is quite wide - C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, L'Engle, Auden, Nesbit, Chesterton - heck, even Mark Twain, allegedly; not to mention innumerous other souls. He was mentor to Lewis Carroll and well known to the literary luminaries of his day - Tennyson, Dickens, Thackeray, Trollope, Whitman, Longfellow...

This was my introduction to MacDonald - 12 of his sermons.

Sky Pilot MacDonald really excited me. He was interesting to read. Each of the twelve sermons was a small masterpiece
Feb 21, 2011 Bryan rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Christianity, spirituality, philosophy, and theology
Recommended to Bryan by: C.S. Lewis
George MacDonald shares a wonderful testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ. His understanding of the mind of God and the steps we take in our journey to him is remarkable. Many of his illustrations rang home with me, causing me to say to myself, "I'm guilty of that. Funny, never noticed it before."

If you familiar with the works of C.S. Lewis and want to know about those who influenced him, then I also recommend this book, as well as others by Georg MacDonald. Many of the sermons in this book ar
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George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.

Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and Madeleine L'Engle. It was C.S. Lewis that wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I be
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