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Jesus in America

Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

by Richard W. Fox

  • 229 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • Christology,
  • United States History (Specific Aspects),
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues,
  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • Religion / History,
  • Christianity - Theology - Christology,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Church history,
  • Cult,
  • History,
  • History of doctrines,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • Modern period, 1500-,
  • United States,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Pop Culture Issues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9234528M
    ISBN 10006062874X
    ISBN 109780060628741

      This article also appeared in print, under the headline “Jesus, by the Book,” in the Febru , issue. James Martin, S.J. His e-book, Together on Retreat: Meeting Jesus in .   Spiritually fill your family by watching the touching video clip of Christ appearing to the Nephites, discussing how the Book of Mormon and the Bible both testify of Jesus Christ and then.

      Gaiman did an excellent job describing bringing new gods to American soil and describing how they faired. I enjoyed the story of Nunyunnini's crossing the land bridge between Asia and North America, the arrival of Thor and Odin on the east coast of North America, and countless other each time the quote "This is a poor place for gods" springs to mind. The doctrine of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ is clarified by the Book of Mormon. It is a great testament of Jesus’ return. It contains prophecies about the last days, and it presents a history that in many ways is similar to our own.

      The highlight of the Book of Mormon is the record of Jesus Christ's appearance to the people of ancient America. After His Resurrection in the . Jesus is as American as baseball and apple pie. But how this came to be is a complex story--one that Stephen Nichols tells with care and ease. Beginning with the Puritans, he leads readers through the various cultural epochs of American history, showing at each stage how American notions of Jesus were shaped by the cultural sensibilities of the times, often with unfortunate results.


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Jesus in America by Richard W. Fox Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jesus in America is a comprehensive exploration of the vital role that the figure of Jesus has played throughout American history. Written by one of our most distinguished historians, Richard Wightman Fox, this book provides a brilliant cultural history of Jesus in America from its origins to today, demonstrating how Jesus is the most influential symbolic figure in our by: Jesus Made in America: A Cultural History from the Puritans to the Passion of the Christ (Paperback)by Stephen J.

Nichols is one of many books, as of late, showing how American's view of Jesus is shaped more by their own world view and cultural surroundings, Cited by: 3. American Jesus is really a history book about Christianity in America it talks about the Puritans, how Puritan thought gave way to a more Jesus centered religion during Victorian times,about the Great Awakening and tent revivals, the way slaves viewed Jesus and Christianity, and how African-Americans depicted him in more modern/5.

Jesus in America See Third Nephi chapters 11 through 26 [ 3 Ne. 11–26 ] Instructions: To make small book, open staples, remove pages 24 and 25 from magazine, then close staples. If ever there was a case in which you should not judge a book by its cover, Jesus Made in America: A Cultural History from the Puritans to "The Passion of the Christ," would be a classic example.

Though the cover art leaves you thinking it's going to be a pop-theology book or Jon Acuff-style book (although there is definitely a place for Jon Acuff's books), this book is quite academic in its /5.

Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession is a great book. We'll Help Your Grades Soar Start your hour free trial and unlock all the summaries, Q&A, and analyses you. American Jesus walks through the different views of Jesus throughout the nation’s history.

Jesus is a national icon because he is up for interpretation. If you don’t like someone’s view of Jesus, you can change it to make it yours. Your view of Jesus is up to you. This book presents the different popular views of Jesus over the years and how he has developed over the by:   Bible and Book of Mormon Prophets Foretold Jesus’s Birth The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture that details God’s teachings to people who lived in the Americas from about BC to AD The Book of Mormon serves as a companion to the Bible’s teachings.

Wry and pungent wanderings in the footsteps of You Know Who. Prothero (Religion/Boston Univ.) declares upfront that his search here is for the “cultural” Jesus immortalized in America’s T-shirts, bumper stickers, and religious theme parks, not the historical person whose divinity is affirmed by the tenets of Christianity’s major churches.

During His visit to the Americas, the Book of Mormon records that Jesus testified of His divinity to the people, explained the sacrifice that He had accomplished for all mankind (including showing them the wounds in His hands and feet), taught His Gospel, healed the sick, and did other things similar to those that He did during His ministry in and around Jerusalem.

Jesus in America is a comprehensive exploration of the vital role that the figure of Jesus has played throughout American history. Written by one of our most distinguished historians, Richard Wightman Fox, this book provides a brilliant cultural history of Jesus in America from its origins to today, demonstrating how Jesus is the most influential symbolic figure in our history.

Jesus in America is a comprehensive exploration of the vital role that the figure of Jesus has played throughout American history. Written by one of our most distinguished historians, Richard Wightman Fox, this book provides a brilliant cultural history of Jesus in America from its origins to today, demonstrating how Jesus is the most influential symbolic figure in our history.3/5(12).

As Jesus Christ ministered in mortality among the Jews, he spoke of another body of believers—his other sheep. (See John ) He promised to go to them and minister among them. This he did—in America. Prophets also ministered in ancient America; even as others did in Palestine, and during the same period of time.

The pivotal event of the book is an appearance of Jesus Christ in the Americas shortly after his resurrection. More books have been written about Jesus Christ than anyone else in history.

What good books you have read about Jesus. Any genre -- theology, novels, biblical studies, historical, biographies, religious or secular, positive or negative, fiction or non-fiction.

Buy this book Jesus has been an astonishingly mutable figure in American culture, lauded by presidents from Thomas Jefferson to George W. Bush, pressed into service by both abolitionists and. About this Item: HarperOne, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good.

1st Edition. Tracing the seminal role that the figure of Jesus has played in America's cultural and intellectual history, discussing six important ways in which Jesus has been portrayed and understood in American culture--moral teacher, social reformer, cultural critic, healer, miracle worker, and.

"Jesus Made in America is written in a lively style, one from which the author's voice clearly and uniquely rings. His case is compelling and his argument is one that needs to. You will find the answer to your question in Third Nephi ,13 and Chapter In fact, it would be a good idea, in order to get a concept of the ministry of the Savior in America, to read the entire book of Third Nephi.

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Always fascinating and often humorous, Jesus Made in America offers a frank assessment of the story of Christianity in America, including the present. For those interested in the cultural implications of that story, this book is a : Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 2, views The Great White God of Ancient America -- BOM Lands Conference -- Scott Hoyt - Duration: