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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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Muggeridge’s words causes him to ‘come alive’ as it were. They had the impression that Jesus was conversing with Moses and Elijah, and Peter made the endearingly ludicrous suggestion that, in order to protract so remarkable a situation, he might construct three tabernacles for Jesus and the two prophets. He writes about his favorite philosophers, their lives and what they gave our world. The war goes on; and suddenly, in the most unlikely theater of all, a Solzhenitsyn raises his voice, while in the dismal slums of Calcutta a Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity go about Jesus’ work of love with incomparable dedication.

Jesus Rediscovered

Muggeridge had a keen mind, acerbic wit, and the ability to jess his pen like a sword. A good example of a Christian outside of the institutional church having fun taking potshots at its warts and flaws, leading to They were a look of interesting and thought provoking moments but the old style kept getting in the way.

I know that in time I will feel the need to go to this book again, to be re-reminded of what is truly rediscovdred in life. But perhaps his works on religion, written about the reciscovered time as his autobiography, are really all one needs to know. Also, the closing essay is a lengthy interview with Roy Trevivian which is worth the price of the book.

He is well-known as an author, journalist, media personality, and in his later years, a leading spokesman for Christianity. Chesterton of the latter twentieth century. Still, they had seen and heard, and to that extent participated.


There was no more explosive and inflammable country in the world than Palestine. There are a Probably fairly radical in its day, this muggeridgee now seems long-winded and – in places – somewhat tedious. Get behind kuggeridge, you Satan: A certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.

This is one of the few of my books that earns five stars with me.

Jesus Rediscovered by Malcolm Muggeridge

This is a compilation of speeches, lectures, and writings. Some fine essays by Muggeridge, but if you’re familiar with his thought you won’t find much new here.

Contents A Life of Christ.

I wish I’d had a pen and paper with me throughout my listening to Jesus Rediscovered –that or I wish I could get my hands on a copy of the book. Books by Malcolm Muggeridge. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

I was in prison, and you came unto me. It is so still. If I had a paper copy of it, I’d stop the tape and start reading it and drop everything else. A book to be re-read in order to fully understand the author’s position and to make you feel better about your beliefs. While there he completed a biography of Samuel Butler. At this point the dawn broke and the cock crowed, and Peter remembered how the evening before Jesus had prophesied that before the cock crowed he would have denied him thrice.

Muggeridge attempts to find the real Jesus, without the trappings of the church – something many people are doing in the 21st century; yet his attempts seem dated, and his description of the church bears little relation to the problems of today.

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Jesus never for one moment forgot our human need for bodies and minds in working order; for eyes that truly see and ears that truly hear. His day, the 60s.

In other words, he was indubitably the Messiah, but one ‘whose reign was in the hearts rediscovrred men, a Messiah who reigned from a Cross’. Frampton, I do believe this narrator, in conjunction with Mr. Apr 28, Enoch Chhabra rated it it was ok Shelves: Nov 24, Bob rated it it was amazing.

It is in being lived that it lives, as it is redisccovered loving that the love which it discloses at the heart of all creation becomes manifest. Nov 30, Jeremy Rios rated it really liked it Shelves: The descent to words – those clumsy and inflexible bricks – is like trying to play the Missa Solemnis on a mouth-organ, or to dance the Mazurka with no legs. Hearing him speaking as though with some unseen presence, and seeing his face shining with ecstasy, and even his clothes redisfovered and luminous, the three disciples were overcome with awe, so that they fell on their faces and were afraid.

When I think of them, as I have seen them at their work and at their devotions, I want to maldolm away all the books, tear up all the scribbled notes.

I am currently listening to this Blackstone Audio book-on-tape and I can’t believe how good it is.

Kevin Likes rated it liked it Oct 11, Paul Van Stelle rated it it was amazing Jan 21, At Lourdes, too, bowing their heads, abating their twitchings, holding out their hands, if they have any, as the Blessed Sacrament approaches, rediscovereed recall his healing words: More than that, he’s conversant with a host of thinkers with which he has quibbles.