is there a god?, is jesus christ god?, is the bible history or myth? JESUS REDISCOVERED. By MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE. O that thou shouldst give dust a. In addition to being one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, Malcolm Muggeridge is an authentic Christian mystic. Malcolm Muggeridge writes with clarity, humour and deep love, of his own efforts to let the light of Jesus shine before men. His “rediscovery” of Jesus is one of.

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Chapter 14 is about the ethics of heart transplants and Chapter 15 about his experiences filming a documentary at a monastery. It is for fools like me, the poor of this world, rather than for the king. If Jesus had publicly claimed to be Messiah, nothing could have stopped a jeshs flood tide of slaughter.

Jesus Rediscovered

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Chesterton of the latter twentieth century. According to the Fourth Gospel, after the miracle of the loaves and fishes the excitement of the crowd was so great, and their conviction so strong that Jesus was indeed the prophet whose imminent coming into the world had been prophesied and was not eagerly awaited, that Jesus feared he might be taken by force and proclaimed a king.

Then with a sigh leaving our spiritual harvest bound to it, we returned to the sound of our own speech, in which each word has a beginning and an ending – far, far different from your Word, our Lord, who abides in himself for ever, yet never grows old and gives new life to all things. Without having a copy of the text in front of me to go back and check, I can’t say with certainty these discrepancies were even significant.

Yet even if it is true that, despite the assurance given to Peter, the gates of Hell have prevailed, or at any rate are now swinging on ecumenical hinges, that is only a lost battle. Refresh and try again.

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Dec 04, Erik marked it as to-read Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He reminded me of the preciousness of the teachings of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Being an attractive, forceful and persuasive speaker and teacher, with a strong personality, once he was seen as the Messiah, and known to have accepted that title, the violence anticipated in many of maloclm Messianic prophecies might easily erupt about his head.

At the Transfiguration, when the glory was upon Jesus, the luminosity was too much for the three disciples with him, and they had to shut their eyes.

Return to Book Page. Muggeridge is against abortion, population control and many different forms of liberalism. From that time his writings reflect his increasingly orthodox stance on matters of faith. And he said to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. Just because of the clearer delineation of his character, he is always the easiest to pick out in group paintings of the disciples; for instance, in Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper. Oct 16, Keith Rediscoveged rated it liked it.

There was no more explosive and inflammable country in the world than Palestine. This is the case even with John, the disciples Jesus is said to have loved with a special tenderness, and to whom he handed over the care of his mother as he was dying.

View all 4 comments. Even in the Garden of Gethsemane he healed, restoring the man’s ear that Peter had impulsively hacked off with his sword. Peter is only one of the disciples whose character emerges clearly and strongly; the others are somewhat dim figures who in the Gospel narratives do and say little that distinguishes them from one another.


Jesus Rediscovered By Malcolm Muggeridge: Contents

He returned to his native England inwhere he married Katherine Kitty Dobbs and worked rediscoveded a substitute teacher. This is one of the few of my books that earns five stars with me.

Apr 14, Woody Roland rated it really liked it. And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not. Worthwhile introduction to an interesting by forgotten author.

Experiencing these brief ecstasies, so long watched and waited for, and passing so quickly, is like sitting jsus a dull concert because at some point there will be a movement, or maybe just a few chords, so sublime that the roof and the walls of the concert-hall will dissolved, the orchestra and their muggerivge and the prancing conductor with his baton disappear, leaving one alone in a universe overflowing with the music of life itself, its generality and its particularity merged into a oneness, eternal breakers beating against the shores of Time.


These defenses of core principles being under assault by rediscoveed popular culture of ego, sex, and the pursuits of power is as relevant today as it was at the dawning of the secular humanistic age, combined with the influence it is having on the Church as a whole.

There are a few muggeridgw, so I’m glad I did eventually finish it; the interview with the author in the final section is hesus revealing and makes good reading. To abate any possible ardor in this direction among the disciples, he broke it to them that he would shortly go to Jerusalem, and that there he would suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.

No, he was not, Peter insisted, more vehemently than ever, pouring out a strong stream of abuse, curses and obscenities.

Jesus Rediscovered by Malcolm Muggeridge

It is interesting to see his views on that revolution as it is unfolding, refiscovered his predictions of where it would lead are certainly resonant. And I think his concern that no society can survive mgugeridge a moral foundation which faith in Jesus demands is pertinent to our environment today. They reflect his reasons not only for converting to Christianity he was an agnostic but also for becoming a very staunchly conservative Christian. Books by Malcolm Muggeridge. Much to reflect on in this easy to read book.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Such transports as the Transfiguration are mlacolm enough among mystics, and there are numerous detailed descriptions of them, all of which bear a close resemblance to one another. David rated it it was ok Feb 15, His curt answer was I am not.