• Jesus Through the Centuries

  • His Place in the History of Culture
  • By: Jaroslav Pelikan
  • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 15-11-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University Press Audiobooks
  • 2 out of 5 stars 2.0 (1 rating)

Summary

One of the most highly regarded works of intellectual history of the past decade, Jesus Through the Centuries is an original and compelling study of the impact of Jesus on cultural, political, social, and economic history. Noted historian and theologian Jaroslav Pelikan reveals how the image of Jesus created by each successive epoch - from rabbi in the first century to liberator in the 19th and 20th centuries - is a key to understanding the temper and values of that age. The book is published by Yale University Press.
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"A rich and expansive description of Jesus' impact on the general history of culture... Believers and skeptics alike will find it a sweeping visual and conceptual panorama." (John Koenig, front page, New York Times Book Review)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Chauncey on 10-02-16

Master Modulator

Nick Sullivan demonstrates masterful modulation and inflection on the academic terrain of Jaroslav Pelikan's precise syntax, thus making the exploration more accessible.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Solomon on 03-04-15

Story not to forget

It is a very good book carrying a good historical background. It helps the listener to understand intellectually the story of Jesus

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