From the Publisher
Critically acclaimed as the most significant Christian book of the last ten years, The Jesus I Never Knew was selected for the prestigious Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year Award in 1996. In it, best-selling author Philip Yancey peeled away popular stereotypes to present a brilliant and challenging portrait of Christ.
Now individuals and groups can join Yancey in this probing look at Jesus Christ - his teaching, his miracles, his death and resurrection, and ultimately, who he was and why he came. This study guide helps readers press beyond the traditional picture to uncover a Jesus who is brilliant, creative, challenging, fearless, compassionate, unpredictable, and ultimately satisfying.
Each chapter begins with Yancey's reflections on rediscovering Jesus. Questions that stimulate journaling follow, with note-writing sections that assist the reader in Seeing Jesus Through Scripture Looking at Jesus Within and Without Being Seen by Jesus Further Glimpses of Jesus Gazing on Jesus This Week
Also included are Yancey's suggestions for viewing Hollywood films on Jesus, with optional directions about film usage in studying The Jesus I Never Knew.
From the Author
Philip Yancey serves as editor at Large for Christianity Today magazine. His books The Jesus I Never Knew and What's So Amazing About Grace? were national best-sellers appearing on both the Publisher's Weekly and ECPA lists. Both books also won the Gold Medallion Book of the Year Award. Yancey has written eight Gold Medallion Award-winning books, including Where Is God When it Hurts? Disappointment with God, and The Gift of Pain. He co-edited The Student Bible, which also won a Gold Medallion Award. He and his wife live in Colorado