Item description for Jesus, His Life and Teachings: As Told to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John by Joseph F. Girzone...
Overview The bestselling author of Joshua presents a powerful and inspirational new interpretation of the four Gospels as he retells the story of the life and ministry of Jesus based on accounts from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Original.
Publishers Description Joseph Girzone, the author who so powerfully captured the spirit of Jesus in his Joshua novels and in his bestselling A Portrait of Jesus, now brings his work to culmination with a beautiful retelling of the life and work of Jesus based on the accounts in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Girzone captures the greatest story ever told in language that will open the hearts of readers from all backgrounds. From the birth of the Messiah to the wedding at Cana, the Sermon on the Mount, the Passion, and the triumphant Resurrection, each episode and lesson from the life of Jesus is rendered with wisdom and freshness.
Elegantly designed, this trade paperback original will find an enthusiastic audience with the millions of Girzone readers.
Citations And Professional Reviews Jesus, His Life and Teachings: As Told to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John by Joseph F. Girzone has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 03/27/2000 page 78
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.66" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2000
ISBN 0385495137 ISBN13 9780385495134
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More About Joseph F. Girzone
Father Joseph Girzone (born 1930) is an American writer, and most notable as the author of the Joshua series. Girzone was born in Albany, New York, to parents Peter and Margaret Girzone. He entered the Carmelite Order in 1948 and was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1955.
After serving as pastor for various New York churches, he retired from the active priesthood in 1981 for health reasons. Following his retirement, he embarked on a second career as a full-time writer and speaker.
Joseph Girzone now lives in Altamont, New York.
In 1995 he established the Joshua Foundation, "an organization dedicated to making Jesus better known throughout the world."
Joseph F. Girzone currently resides in Albany, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Jesus, His Life and Teachings: As Told to Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John?
Jesus, His Life and Teachings Jan 12, 2007
Fr. Girzone provides a well rounded theology in his presentations of the teachings of Christ. He takes the writings of the Gospels and places them into a context that we as God's people can use and follow in our everyday life. At times Fr. Girzone may not follow the conservative message that is taught in our modern church, but he does provide thought provoking ideas that lead to a better concept of what Jesus was trying to tell us. I recommend any book written by Fr. Girzone.
Fusion of Gospels Sep 26, 2005
I expected some commentary from Girzone when I got the book from the library. But it's basically just a fusion of the 4 gospels into 1 story. It seemed true to the originals; no surprises. I enjoyed it.
Simple and Beautiful Aug 9, 2001
This book is a beautiful and simple way to read about Jesus' life. Great for people who find it hard to follow the Bible and also for those who need a fresh look at the life of Jesus.
All of the Girzone books I have read are wonderful. So refreshing and uplifting. Also, easy to read and understand.
I highly recommend this book.
The Gospels Come Alive! Jun 16, 2000
Having read all of Fr. Girzone's other books, I thirst for each of his new offerings. This book did not disappoint me. His ability to inject warmth and a personal perspective transform the Gospels from a more historical context to making the reader feel as though they were part of a beautiful story.
Anyone who has felt a bit arm's length when reading Scripture will find that they are welcomed into God's story as part of it. Fr. Girzone's writings continue to help bring my God closer to me.....and for that I thank him.....eternally.
Matt, Mark, Luke, John,& Joseph Girzone tell Jesus' Story May 17, 2000
It is a wonderful read! The story of Jesus pooled together by Fr. Girzone and the Friends of Jesus, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. A smooth telling of the life of Jesus that allows one who is a "beginner" or "expert" of the Gospels to envision the life of Jesus through a flowing account.