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Jesus, the New Adam

  • By Dennis J. Billy
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This book retells the narrative of Christ's redemptive journey by looking at some of the Gospel's underlying assumptions and showing how they are both reasonable and credible. For Christians, faith is not contrary to reason, but presupposes and even builds on it. This faith asks us to put aside whatever preconceptions we may have regarding the Gospel message and listen with an open heart to the way it speaks to the universal human condition. The seed of hope buried deep within the mythologies of old is nothing but a faint reflection of God's dream for his creation. For Christians, this dream has entered the arena of history in the person of Jesus Christ, the New Adam, who sheds light on our human condition by ""making all things new"" (Rev 21:5). ""Dennis Billy retells the narrative of Jesus' redemptive journey in a simple, yet profound way. He helps us to discover the perennial impact of the mystery of Jesus on our own life. I recommend this book especially for those who want to come to a deeper knowledge and love of Jesus, who is Savior and Lord."" --Donna Orsuto, Professor, Pontifical Gregorian University; Director, the Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas Author of numerous books and articles, Redemptorist Dennis J. Billy has a ThD in church history from Harvard Divinity School and an STD in spirituality from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas. He is currently a Fellow of the Graduate Theological Foundation and serves there as the Karl Rahner Professor of Catholic Theology.

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    • SKU: 9781532638640
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • ISBN 13: 9781532638640
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2017
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Dennis J. Billy
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