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On One’s Image of Jesus

When I was growing up, I thought that Jesus looked like Jeffrey Hunter, who portrayed him in The King of Kings. I thought Jesus was kind and patient and never ill-tempered. Then I actually read the Gospels. The picture I got … Continue reading

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On the Rebel Jesus

Ecologist and theologian Wendell Berry has written that Christianity as it is practiced in the United States “has little to do with what Jesus actually thought.” (Blessed Are the Peacemakers, p. 3).  I have heard a variation on Berry’s thought … Continue reading

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