I saw the movie when it first came out and recently watched it again and decided I had to read the book.
I believe that all Christians, and many who are interested in the Christ story, will find this an essential book.
Kazantzakis explore Jesus' humanity in a way to make us feel the character and understand his joys and sorrows.
Interesting concept that Christ struggled so mightily with his purpose, especially before accepting it. Uncomfortable with the thought that he was sexually tempted. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Randall A Wood
I'm still processing this book. On one hand I find Jesus a much more human, understandable person, and on the other I cannot accept other ideas set forth. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marie Lewis
Original concept. Why not if Christ was human. Would you really accept your chosen painful fate if you really knew most people would refuse your gift and mock you untold... Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Wall
Super weird book. The author must have been smoking mushrooms.Published 5 months ago by W. Douglas Lewis
HAVE READ IT SEVERAL TIME ONE OF GREAT BOOKS, GIVE IMPORTANT DIFFERENT VIEW OF CHRIST AND HIS EARLY LIFE. I KNOW THAT MANY DO LIKE THIS DISCRIPTION.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
With his velvetry writing style, Kazantzakis tells the biblical story of Jesus as a narrative historical novel, showing a humanistic portrayal of the proclaimed Messaih. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Steven Howard