Writing in the sand: Jesus and the soul of the Gospels

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Examines the original Greek texts of the Gospels to offer an reinterpretation of Jesus' teachings.
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subject_facet Electronic books, Jesus Christ -- Teachings, RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology
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