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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about God (But Were Afraid to Ask): The Jesus Edition

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We all have questions about Jesus, but very few of us get the answers we're looking for--if the answers even exist! New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas understands how hard it can be to get hard truths, which is why he wrote this hilarious, entertaining guide to the most influential individual to have ever lived on the face of the earth. Like his previous books ...more
Kindle Edition, 228 pages
Published January 14th 2010 by Baker Books (first published October 1st 2009)
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Graham Heslop
Feb 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I award very few books with five stars, so let me explain my unusually high rating. I think that Metaxas accomplishes exactly what he set out to do with this book, and not without a fair amount of poise. Written as an imagined interlocution, Metaxas takes advantage of the format to include a healthy amount of wit, humorous asides, and disarming ripostes. More important than, though bolstered by, his style is Metaxas' clarity. The author does justice to many difficult questions, answering them wi ...more
Ben Denison
Jun 05, 2017 rated it liked it
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I liked this book. Good information and I liked the conversational approach to explaining the various points. But, Eric's style of conversation is sprinkled with his own brand of light comedy/silliness that is very "dad joke"ish and is definitely an acquired taste.
Ryan
I really enjoyed the modern discussion about Jesus in normal every day language. Plus it is good to see people are still producing books about Jesus that aren't just trying to get you to not believe in Him.
Rebecca
Mar 21, 2017 rated it liked it
The conversational Q&A is a definitely unique format to explore theological questions about Jesus, and I think would be a good primer for someone just starting to explore Christianity or seeking a refresher on the basics. I found the snarkiness to be a bit much after a while, but perhaps more people would find it very entertaining.
James Frederick
A book on apologetics without mathematical equations and physics. What's not to like? Well, at times, the author seems to have a little too much fun dealing with his fictitious alter ego, (who asks him questions that he responds to). For those who are just starting out on their Christian journey, or those who have not yet decided what they believe, this would be an easy introduction to basic theology for them.

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Scott Denbow
Feb 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An incredibly clever book that covers a wide swath of very difficult theological questions in an informal Q & A format. I would recommend to this book to anyone who wants to pass along a non-threatening resource to a non-believing friend. There is so much rich conversation material in here and Metaxas' humor and light-heartedness make it easily accessible. HUGE fan of this guy.
Andrew Sheward
Mar 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Different look at Jesus

I loved this book informative, and fun. Enlightening,and made me feel closer to God and Jesus This is the 2nd book I've read by Eric loved them both! Thanks Eric
Shane Johnson
Jul 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Profound

Funny. Profound. A breath of fresh air.
This book is accessible and a quick read. It's written in a Q & A format, but the joke is that it's a conversation between Q and A. Anyway, it's fresh, funny, and profound.
Christina
Dec 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed the Q & A format of this book, and found the humor interjected into the spiritual discussion fun.
Magdalene Lim
The Q&A style of writing is somewhat refreshing but more cheesy imo. The parts of the book I found most interesting were when Metaxas points out the instances of foreshadowing in the bible.
Jennifer
Apr 21, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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great book for those exploring answers about Jesus. Also great for those who want to share their faith. Gives you great, clear and concise answers to frequently asked questions. Quick read.
Mike
May 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Funny and well written for anyone. I can tell he wrote kids cartoons as his humor is on the funny/corny side. But he also walks through questions of faith in an enjoyable sequence. Quick funny read.
Nathan Schneider
Jul 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Really a fun, informative listen. It's apologetics on a conversational level. The audio version is two voices in conversation throughout the book. The beginning chapters are especially evidentiary.
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In a decidedly eclectic career, Eric Metaxas has written for VeggieTales, Chuck Colson, Rabbit Ears Productions and the New York Times, four things not ordinarily in the same sentence. He is a best-selling author whose biographies, children’s books, and works of popular apologetics have been translated into more than 25 languages.
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