Jesus Today

Jesus Today : A Spirituality of Radical Freedom

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In his classic work, Jesus before Christianity, Albert Nolan stressed the political context of Jesus' mission and his concern for social justice and liberation. Now, thirty years later, Nolan's long-awaited sequel focuses on the spirituality of Jesus and its relevance for today. Beginning with a trenchant examination of the signs of the times - the hunger for spirituality, the crisis of individualism, ecological breakdown, the global divide between rich and poor, and a new understanding of our expanding universe - Nolan proceeds to describe the elements of Jesus' spirituality: a way of healing and 'radical freedom' that combined prophecy and mysticism. Applying that spirituality to our daily lives, he shows how these lessons might promote a greater communion with God, with ourselves, with other human beings and with the more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 136 x 212mm | 295g
  • Double Storey
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1770131116
  • 9781770131118

Table of contents

The Signs of our Times: The hunger for spirituality; the crisis of individualism; globalisation from below; the new science. Jesus' spirituality: A revolution; a prophet and a mystic; a spirituality of healing. Personal transformation: In silence and solitude; getting to know oneself; with a grateful heart; like a little child; letting go. Jesus and the experience of oneness: One with God; one with ourselves; one with other human beings; one with the universe; radically more