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Author Russ, Dan, 1949-

Title Flesh-and-blood Jesus : learning to be fully human from the Son of Man / Dan Russ.

Imprint Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Books, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    232.904 RUS    Available
Description 188 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-188).
Contents Introduction: On blind spots and spotting blindness -- Manger wetter : coming to terms with our neediness -- Longing to belong : finding our place in the world -- Mother's guilt : living in the tension between a parent's will and God's will -- The problem of authority : deciding how to respond -- The failures of Jesus : why falling short is okay sometimes -- In need of friends : the importance of companions for life's journey -- The dysfunctions of Jesus's family : learning when to embrace and when to resist our own families -- Jesus and sex : daring to see Jesus as a sexual being -- Good and angry : passion with purpose in a world of violence -- When Jesus questioned the Father : how doubt and fear drive us to God -- Extreme Jesus : eschewing stereotypical spirituality -- How should Christians die? : a lesson in the end of life -- Scarred for life : the stories our wounds tell -- Feasting with Jesus : learning to eat between meals.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Example.
Jesus Christ -- Humanity.
Christian life.
ISBN 9780801068300 (pbk.)
0801068304 (pbk.)

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