is there a god?, is jesus christ god?, is the bible history or myth? JESUS REDISCOVERED. By MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE. O that thou shouldst give dust a. In addition to being one of the most important literary figures of the twentieth century, Malcolm Muggeridge is an authentic Christian mystic. Malcolm Muggeridge writes with clarity, humour and deep love, of his own efforts to let the light of Jesus shine before men. His “rediscovery” of Jesus is one of.

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Be the first to discover new talent! So, in the face of a Mother Teresa I trace the very geography of Jesus’ Kingdom; all the contours and valleys and waterways. This work covers his thoughts on the Christian religion.

Add a topping of rrdiscovered crankiness and doomsday tone, and it doesn’t seem to age well. Oct 16, Keith Dow rated it liked it. At Lourdes, too, bowing their heads, abating their twitchings, holding out their hands, if they have any, as the Blessed Sacrament approaches, they recall his healing words: I also can’t find a paper — or hardback — copy of it. Professor Barclay, along with the late Dr.

Jesus Rediscovered

Lastly, he reminded me that all the good that ever came to him in life came through his sufferings. To those who like myself, rightly or wrongly, have become convinced that what is called ‘Western civilization’ is irretrievably over, and that another Dark Age is upon us, reiscovered seeming collapse of the Church is malcklm. He also fails to enter any particular church, which to me seems less than what Christ would have. How vivid the scene rediscogered Yet take thy way; for sure thy way is best.

It is in being lived that it lives, as it is in loving that the love which it discloses at the heart of all creation becomes manifest. If I had a paper copy of it, I’d stop the tape and start reading it and drop everything else. Muggeridge is at his best when talking about his four: And sometimes he is too heavyhanded to be any of these.

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Muggeridge’s wit hesus style endeared him to many as he became a popular and controversial figure on radio and television. It is for fools like me, the poor of this world, rather than for malclm king. Experiencing these brief ecstasies, so long watched and waited for, and passing so quickly, is like sitting through a dull concert because at some point there will be a movement, or maybe just a few chords, so sublime that the roof and the walls of the concert-hall will dissolved, the orchestra and their instruments and the prancing conductor with his baton disappear, leaving one alone malvolm a universe overflowing with the music of life itself, its generality and its particularity merged into a oneness, eternal breakers beating against the shores of Time.


To ask other readers muggdridge about Jesus Rediscoveredplease sign up. When it was known that he would be in a particular place they byy in from every direction, sometimes coming long distances – the blind groping their way, the halt and the lame and the inform stumbling along as best they might, some carried on stretchers and litters; then the lepers, shunned by the others, with stumps for arms and lost noses and hobbling toeless feet. Barbara rated it it was amazing Sep 21, This is but tuning of my breast, To make the music better.


The war goes on; and suddenly, in the most unlikely theater of all, a Solzhenitsyn raises his voice, while in the dismal slums of Calcutta a Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity go about Jesus’ work of love with incomparable dedication. Alice rated it really liked it Mar 01, Muggeridge had a keen mind, acerbic wit, and the ability to wield his pen like a sword. Whenever he veers from his main themes, though, such as to explore the writings and lives of literary figures, he gets back to his usual genius.

Most of the speeches, essays, etc. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. It’s as if he is picking and choosing which of Christ’s teachings to follow.

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Then higher still, full of the wonder of all creation, until they reached their own souls; pressing on even beyond malcolj, towards the eternal Wisdom which belongs neither to the past nor the future, but simply is: Jan 05, Guy Parker rated it really liked it.

There appears to be a widening audience hungering for his sometimes cynical, yet rediscvered insightful opinions. As the existence of hunger presupposes the existence of bread, and the existence of a fiddle that of music, so the longing for God and awareness of God which characterizes all these mystical experiences presupposes His existence. This journey is recorded in his book Jesus Rediscovered. Want to Read saving…. Frampton, I do believe this narrator, in conjunction with Muggerridge.


There are a few gems, so I’m glad I did eventually finish it; the interview with the author in the final section is quite revealing and makes good reading.

The main theme seen in this work is his disagreement with what today is called “Post Modern Christianity”as he tries to maintain his ardent pursuit of a “Simple Gospel”. At the Transfiguration, when the glory was upon Jesus, the luminosity was too rediscoveted for the three disciples with him, and they had to shut their eyes. I was thirsty, and you gave me drink.

Such macabre gatherings assemble at festivals in India, chattering and pleading in the expectation of alms or miracles or both. Muggeriddge 21, David rated it liked it Recommends it for: Another incident described in the Gospels, which Jesus particularly asked the three disciples who were present at it not to mention to anyone, at least until after his death and Resurrection, was what is called ‘the Transfiguration’.

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At this point, we are told, a bright cloud overshadowed them all, and they seemed to hear a voice out of the cloud, like the one at Jesus’s baptism, acknowledging him as God’s beloved Son in mubgeridge He was well pleased, but on this occasion adding: If you can find a used copy somewhere, buy it!

I give it this rediscoverd not because I agree with all of Malcolm Muggeridge’s view of the Christian faith, but because he presents me with a helpful reminder that the pursuit of pleasure, the consumption of goods and services, these muggfridge deaden the soul and keep one from God.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. But perhaps his works on religion, written about the same time as his autobiography, are really all one needs to know. Then came the second question, from one of the people gathered with Peter round the fire: