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Saturday, 31 Oct 2015

'The Jesus we all like is mostly a projection of our own desires and needs.'
The good news is that Jesus is one of the most popular figures of history. A few years ago, a polling company asked Americans of all faiths and no faith who they thought was the most popular historical figure. Jesus, alas, didn’t come in first. He was beaten by Abraham Lincoln. But a 90 percent popularity rating is cause for rejoicing, right? The problem, of course, is that the Jesus of the popular modern imagination bears little resemblance to the Jesus testified to by the Gospel accounts and historical records. The Jesus we all like ...

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