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Simply Christianity: Beyond Religion

John Dickson

Simply Christianity: Beyond Religion

John Dickson

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John Dickson strips back the rituals, myths and dogma that so often deter people from looking into Christianity. Putting aside hair-splitting and disagreements, he goes back to Jesus himself, and to what Luke's ancient biography actually says about him. John's three previous books are bestsellers throughout Australia and the UK.

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About "Simply Christianity: Beyond Religion"

John Dickson strips back the rituals, myths and dogma that so often deter people from looking into Christianity. Putting aside hair-splitting and disagreements, he goes back to Jesus himself, and to what Luke's ancient biography actually says about him. John's three previous books are bestsellers throughout Australia and the UK.
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Presents Christianity by simply presenting and reflecting on the ancient biography of Jesus written by Luke.
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Meet the Author

John Dickson

John Dickson (Ph.D., Macquarie University, Sydney) is one of Australia's best selling Christian authors. Much of his remarkable output focuses on the reliability of the New Testament and the relevance of the gospel to contemporary life. Recently, his documentary The Christ Files featured on Chanel 7.

His books range from academic studies to popular apologetics and youth issues and include Mission-Commitment in Ancient Judaism and in the Pauline Communities (JCB Mohr; WUNT 2/159); Hanging in There; A Sneaking Suspicion; Jesus: A Hell of a Life; Simply Christianity: Beyond Religion; Vital Signs and The Spectator's Guide to Jesus

This gifted communicator started his career as a singer/songwriter with rock band, In the Silence and hosted the national music TV show, Swordfish, for 2 years. Since then, he has gone on to gain an honours degree in Theology and a doctorate in ancient history. He holds the position of Honorary Associate in the Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, Sydney. An ordained Anglican minister, John has spent the best part of a decade working as a local church minister.

Most recently he has produced Humilitas:A Lost Key to Life, Love, and Leadership (Zondervan, 2011); Life of JesusWho He Is and Why He Matters (Zondervan, 2010); The Best Kept Secret of Christian Mission: Promoting the Gospel with More Than Our Lips (Zondervan, 2010) ; Investigating Jesus: An Historian's Quest; Jesus: A Short Life; The Christ Files; and 666 and all That with Greg Clarke
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Table Of Contents

  • Part One: Jesus Now And Then; 1. Which Christianity; 2. Christ In History; 3. Christ In Biography; Part Two: The Presence Of Greatness; Gospel Of Luke, 1:1-9:27; 4. Jesus' Surname; 5. Speaking God's Words; 6. Mending The Brokenness; 7. Forgiveness On Offer; 8. The Question Of Leadership; 9. True Confessions; 10. Flattering Misconceptions; Part Three: Search And Rescue; Gospel Of Luke, 9:28-19:10; 11. Jesus' Christian Name; 12. Clear And Future Danger; 13. Jesus' Bad Habits; 14. Friend Of Sinners; 15. Rescue In Action; Part Four: To Die For; Gospel Of Luke, 19:11-23:49; 16. One Last Meal; 17. One Last Prayer; 18. One Last Breath; 19. God The Rescuer; Part Five: Jesus Here And Now; Gospel Of Luke, 23:50-24:53; 20. Dead Man Walking? 21. God's Right-hand Man; 22. Jesus Here And Now; 23. Repentance: A Change Of Mind; 24. Forgiveness: A Fresh Start; Extra Information; I. Gospel Truth Or Myth? Ii. Prophesies Of The Coming King/christ; Iii. The Resurrection Of Christ; Iv. Beyond This Book

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  • Catalogue Code 142534
  • Product Code 1876326182
  • EAN 9781876326180
  • Pages 239
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Basics
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Matthias Media
  • Publication Date Dec 1999
  • Sales Rank #31058
  • Dimensions 208 x 139 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.265kg

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