Critically acclaimed as the most significant Christian book of the last ten years, The Jesus I Never Knew was selected for the prestigious Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year Award in 1996. In it, best-selling author Philip Yancey peeled away popular stereotypes to present a brilliant and challenging portrait of Christ. Now individuals and groups can join Yancey in this probing look at Jesus Christ - his teaching, his miracles, his death and resurrection, and ultimately, who he was and why he came. This study guide helps readers press beyond the traditional picture to uncover a Jesus who is brilliant, creative, challenging, fearless, compassionate, unpredictable, and ultimately satisfying. Each chapter begins with Yancey's reflections on rediscovering Jesus. Questions that stimulate journaling follow, with note-writing sections that assist the reader in - Seeing Jesus Through Scripture - Looking at Jesus Within and Without - Being Seen by Jesus - Further Glimpses of Jesus - Gazing on Jesus This Week -- Also included are Yancey's suggestions for viewing Hollywood films on Jesus, with optional directions about film usage in studying The Jesus I Never Knew.
Brenda Quinn, former staff editor for Serendipity House and editorial coordinator for MOPS International, Inc., is cowriter of study guides for both "The Jesus I Never Knew" and "What's So Amazing About Grace?" She coauthored the devotional "Meet the Bible" with Philip Yancey. Brenda lives with her husband and son in Colorado. Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine. The author of twelve Gold Medallion Award-winning books and two Kip Jordan ECPA Books of the Year, he lives with his wife in Colorado. Philip Yancey es editor regional de la revista Christianity Today. Ha escrito once libros premiados con la medalla de oro, entre los que figuran: La Biblia que leyo Jesus y El don del dolor. Sus libros El Jesus que nunca conoci y Gracia divina vs. condena humana tambien recibieron premio como libro cristiano del ano. Ademas, es autor de Alcanzando al Dios invisible entre otros.