First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church

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Adventures in Religion

First Jefferson offers a religious education program that delves into the fascinating aspects of the world's religions. We read out loud together.  No need to read in advance.  This roundtable discussion meets on Facebook Messenger and by phone or, when classes resume, in the John Adams Room on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. (Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

October 17, 2021 – September 11, 2022

We are discussing Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan.  Random House, New York, 2013.  ISBN-978-1-4000-6922-4 (hardback).  ISBN-978-0-679-60353-5 (eBook).

Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most enigmatic figures by examining Jesus through the lens of the tumultuous era in which he lived. (Amazon)

 

Table of Contents

Author’s Note
Introduction
Chronology
Part I
Prologue:  A Different Sort of Sacrifice
1. A Hole in the Corner
2. King of the Jews
3. You Know Where I Am From
4. The Fourth Philosophy
5. Where is Your Fleet to Sweep the Roman Seas?
6. Year One
Part II
Prologue:  Zeal for Your Home
7. The Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness
8. Follow Me
9. By the Finger of God
10. May Your Kingdom Come
11. Who Do You Say I Am?
12. No King But Caesar
Part III
Prologue: God Made Flesh
13. If Christ Had Not Been Risen
14. Am I Not an Apostle?
15. The Just One
Epilogue:  True God from True God

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