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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There are no more doubts or dilemmas; everything is perfectly clear. I also can’t find a paper — or hardback — copy of it. These defenses of core principles being under rediscoveed by the popular culture of ego, sex, and the pursuits of power is as relevant today as it was at the dawning of the secular humanistic mmuggeridge, combined with the influence it is having on the Church as a whole.

Lists with This Book. A leading Christian apologist, Muggeridge is mugteridge cited as the G. Coming down from the mountain when it was all over, the reaction will have set in.

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.


For me, reading this was more a devotional experience than muggrridge else. Yet even if it is true that, despite the assurance given to Peter, the gates of Hell have prevailed, or at any rate are now swinging on ecumenical hinges, that is only a lost battle. Muggeridge reminds me of shrewd and slightly cranky Chesterton. Jesus Rediscovered Malcolm Muggeridge Snippet view – We bemoan the passing of a liturgy in which we never participated, of high virtues which we never practiced, of an obedience we never accorded muggerldge an orthodoxy we never accepted and often ridiculed.

Resuming his career as a journalist following the war, he spent almost two years in Washington, DC as a correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph.


The religion Jesus gave the world is an experience, not a body of ideas or principles. For that matter, even on the Cross he offered healing words to the penitent thief crucified beside him, making a rendezvous with him in paradise. A daddy-long-legs struggling to climb out of a bath, or a mole diligently throwing up his heap of useless earth – so the artificer of words.

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It is a collection of his essays, sermons and talks read by Jesux Davidson my favorite reader for BA. This sojourn in the Soviet Union ended Muggeridge’s infatuation with Communism as a panacea for the ills of the world.

That is, until he takes up the important battles of the day. Chris Esposito-bernard rated it really liked it Aug 25, 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 much for the three disciples with him, and they had to shut their eyes.

A lifetime at the task but serves to make it seem the more impossible; truth in words at best attaining only meaning, beauty only elegance, and strength no more than shock.

Peter was muggetidge, and protested strongly; if Jesus was indeed the Messiah, as now they all accepted, they looked for him to be victorious, not defeated, and expected to share in his triumph. But perhaps his works on religion, written about the same time as his autobiography, are really all one needs to know. Want to Read saving…. Peter is only one of the disciples whose character emerges clearly and strongly; the others are somewhat dim figures who in the Gospel narratives do and say little that distinguishes them from one another.

His opposition to birth control led to his controversial resignation as Rector of Edinburgh University. Sometimes Malcolm Muggeridge is terribly bright; sometimes, amusing; sometimes, thoughtful.

As the existence of hunger presupposes the existence of bread, mufgeridge the existence of a fiddle that of music, so the longing for God and awareness of God which characterizes all these mystical experiences presupposes Mugveridge existence.


No trivia or quizzes yet. It happened when he was rediwcovered Ostia with his mother, Monica, after his conversion. Alice rated it really liked it Mar 01, There was a problem adding your email address. A book to be re-read in order to fully understand the author’s position and to make you feel better about your beliefs.

I nalcolm say I cannot follow the old style of penning down thoughts very well. All present must have been conscious that something momentous was happening.

I wish more well-read sages from the 60s wrote books like this one. As they talked on, their thoughts reached higher and higher; from ‘the whole compass of material things in their various degrees, up to the heavens themselves, from which the sun and the moon and the stars shine down upon the earth’.

Jesus Rediscovered

Add a topping of overall crankiness and doomsday tone, and it doesn’t seem to age well. Such transports as the Transfiguration are common enough among mystics, and there are numerous detailed descriptions of them, all of which bear a close resemblance to one another. During the s this former Socialist and vocal agnostic rediscoveered modified his positions on religion and became a Christian.

This is the case even with John, the disciples Jesus is said to have loved with a special tenderness, and to whom he handed over the care of his mother as he was dying. It is interesting to see his views on that revolution as it is unfolding, and his predictions of where it would lead are certainly resonant.

And I think his concern that no soci Written inMuggeridge declares in the Forward, “I am a theological ignoramus It is for fools like me, the poor of this world, rather than for the king.