Who Is This Man?
By John Ortberg
From the series Who Is This Man?Harper Collins Canada/Zondervan · 2014 · Paperback / Softback Trade paperback
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How Jesus’ influence has swept over history and how his vision of life continues to haunt and challenge humanity today—from pastor and bestselling author John Ortberg. On the day after Jesus’ death, it looked like whatever small mark he left on the world would rapidly disappear. Instead, his impact on human history is unparalleled. In characteristic Ortberg style, readers of Who Is This Man will discover that while Jesus is history's most familiar figure, he is a man often misunderstood and undeniably mysterious. He did not loudly and demonstrably defend his movement in the spirit of a rising political or military leader. He did not lay out a case that history would judge his brand of belief superior in all future books. His life and teaching simply drew people to follow him. He made history by starting in a humble place, in a spirit of love and acceptance, and allowing each person space to respond. On the eve of his crucifixion it seemed like Jesus’ influence on the world had ended. On the contrary, it had just begun. In Who Is This Man, Ortberg reveals how Jesus has impacted civilization and individual human hearts, changing history—and reader’s lives...
Width: 13.97 cm
Height: 21.27 cm
# of Pages: 224
Series: Who Is This Man?
Publisher: Harper Collins Canada/Zondervan
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Binding: Paperback / Softback Trade paperback
BISAC: RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
John Ortberg is senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park,