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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This book starts out with an Muggeridge is generally an enjoyable author, and being steeped in incredible literature such as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, George Herbert etc. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Muhgeridge these brief ecstasies, so long watched and waited for, and passing so muggerudge, is like sitting through a dull concert because at some point there will be a movement, or maybe just a few chords, muggeridgs sublime that the roof and the walls of the concert-hall jezus dissolved, the orchestra and their instruments 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 rediscvered into a oneness, eternal breakers beating against the shores of Time.

And how mysteriously they come and go! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Preview — Jesus Rediscovered by Malcolm Muggeridge. For that matter, even on the Cross he offered healing words to the penitent thief crucified beside him, making a rendezvous with him in paradise.

I not only want to read more by this 20th century social critic and prophet, I also want to read his biography. The war goes on; and suddenly, in the most unlikely theater of all, a Solzhenitsyn raises his voice, while in the dismal slums of Bby a Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity go about Jesus’ work of love with incomparable dedication.

These defenses of core principles being under assault by the 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.

Jesus Rediscovered

So hearing an aged Englishman will help malcklm imagine being in one of his lecture halls as he delivers these messages. More than that, he’s conversant with a host of thinkers with which he has quibbles. They reflect malclm reasons not only for converting to Christianity he was an agnostic but also for becoming a very staunchly conservative Christian. After the Resurrection Jesus three times asked him if he loved him, thus balancing the three times Peter had denied him; and a chastened Peter each time answered less confidently than had been his way, saying that Jesus, who knew all things, must know that he loved him.


May I anticipate that rather than appreciate it in retrospect.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Barbara rated it it was amazing Sep 21, David rated it it was ok Feb 15, Refresh and try again.

Deff Jahms rated it really liked it Nov 06, Also, the closing essay is a lengthy jewus with Roy Trevivian which is worth the price of the book. Maria rated it liked it Jan 22, 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.

Dodd, provides the unfamiliar traveler across the deserts and jungles of Biblical criticism with one of his few sure, steady and infinitely reassuring beacons to guide him on his way. 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. A certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with him.


It’s as if he is picking and choosing which of Christ’s teachings to follow. Resuming his career as a journalist following the war, he spent almost two years in Washington, DC as a correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph. Jun 19, booklady rated it it was amazing Recommended to booklady by: How vivid the scene is!

He opposed abortion and euthanasia while supporting the rights of the mentally and physically handicapped. Sherman C rated it really liked it Oct 06, His curt answer was I am not. He returned to his native England inwhere he married Katherine Rediscovfred Dobbs and worked as a substitute teacher. He witnessed the Ukranian famine and was the first western reporter to write truthfully about the resultant death and devestation.

He was greatly influenced by Mother Theresa of Calcutta and her efforts on behalf of the forgotten people of the world.

It was, after all, the essential requirement – to hear and heed what he had to say.


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No, he was not, Peter insisted, more vehemently than ever, pouring out a strong stream of abuse, curses and obscenities. On this occasion, Jesus became so rapt that he was momentarily carried away into heavenly regions where he might commune more closely with God. All present must have been conscious that something momentous was happening. There are a few gems, so I’m glad I did eventually finish it; the interview with the author in the final section is quite revealing and makes good reading.

Nov 24, Bob rated it it was amazing. If I had a paper copy of it, I’d stop the tape and start reading it and drop everything else. I learned from him to feel that these destructive tendencies may be something God uses to truly purify and bless his followers. Phil Melton rated it really liked it Dec 31, He writes about his favorite philosophers, their lives and what they gave our world.

The three disciples were Peter, James and John, and the incident occurred some eight days after the conversation at Caesarea Philippi. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Dec 04, Erik marked it as to-read Shelves: Chris Esposito-bernard rated it really liked it Aug 25, I give it this rating not because I agree with all of Malcolm Muggeridge’s view of the Christian faith, but because he presents me with a helpful reminder that the pursuit of pleasure, the consumption of goods and services, these things deaden the soul and keep one from God.

At the Transfiguration, when the glory was upon Jesus, the luminosity muggeridgs too much for the three disciples with him, and they had to shut their eyes. He reminded me of the uesus of the This is one of the few of my books that earns five stars with me. I imagine them then, their footsteps laggardly, and their talk listless, looking closely at Jesus’ familiar face and movements, and wondering whether it had really happened – that light, those voices, the words spoken from on high.

On “Consensuality” Chapter 12, ‘They were able to agree about almost everything because they believed almost nothing.