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.
Challenging fictionalization of the life of Christ and a final last-minute temptationPublished 20 days ago by Gale Myers
very different take on Jesus' life. portrays him as a man struggling with his divinity. aren't we all?Published 1 month ago by Adrienne L. Randol
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 4 months 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 6 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 7 months ago by D. Wall