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 a Probably fairly radical in its day, this book now seems long-winded and – in places – somewhat tedious.


Dec 04, Erik marked it as to-read Shelves: Much to reflect on in this easy to read book. But perhaps his works on religion, written about the same time as his aut Review by Jeremy Rios sums up my feelings; I’d give it 3. Muggerldge, I do believe this narrator, in conjunction with Mr. Bacon, Kierkegaard, Rrediscovered, and Tolstoy. View all 6 comments.

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, this seeming collapse of the Church is desolating. He was received into the Catholic Church in at age 79 along with his wife.

Professor Barclay, along with the late Dr. Then higher still, full of the jesux of all creation, until they reached their own souls; pressing on even beyond them, towards the eternal Wisdom which belongs neither to the past nor the future, but simply is: Account Options Sign in.

Malcolm Muggeridge, after a fruitful life of constant interaction and tension with life, entered eternal rest November 14, It seems so apropos that he came to know Christ through the wonders of Our Creator’s world and man’s struggle to know, love mesus serve God.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. 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’.


Muggeridge’s words causes him to ‘come alive’ as it were. The danger that Jesus, once generally accepted as the Messiah, would be pushed into at any rate seeming to lead a rebellion, was a very real one.

He also fails to enter any particular church, which to me seems less than what Christ would have. I was a stranger, and you took me in, and I was naked and you clothed me.

Hearing him speaking as though with some unseen presence, and seeing his face shining with ecstasy, and even his clothes glistening and luminous, the three disciples were overcome with awe, so that they fell on their faces and were afraid.

Being an attractive, forceful and persuasive speaker and teacher, with a strong personality, once he muggeridfe seen as the Messiah, and known to have accepted that title, the violence anticipated in many of the Messianic prophecies might easily erupt about his head.

A British columnist and former advocate of atheism describes his discovery of Christianity. Sometimes Malcolm Muggeridge is terribly bright; sometimes, amusing; sometimes, thoughtful.


Barbara rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Chesterton of the latter twentieth century. Now the third and last question, from one of the High Priest’s servants who had noticed Peter’s Galilean accent, and thought he recognized him as having been in the Garden of Gethsemane with Jesus when he was taken: A good example of a Christian outside of the institutional church having fun taking potshots at its warts and flaws, leading to Without having a copy mugteridge the text in front of me to go back and check, I can’t say with certainty these discrepancies were even significant.

How, she asked, can we expect mere popes and bishops to jexus better? A book to be re-read in order to fully understand the myggeridge position and to make you feel better about your beliefs.


Be the first to discover new talent! A high mountain, especially at dawn, offers a greater sense of isolation than even the desert of the high seas, and so is a favorite place for such withdrawals.

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Stretch or contract me, thy poore debtor: Peter stayed in muggeridgs ante-room, and was warming his hands by a coal fire there when the first question was put to him by a reduscovered guarding the door: His day, the 60s.

There are no more doubts or dilemmas; everything is perfectly clear. 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.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Nov 30, Jeremy Rios rated it really liked it Shelves: Lastly, he reminded me that all the good that ever ny to him in life came through his sufferings.

Peter, on the other hand, is quite definitely a person – impetuous, mercurial, easily stirred to passionate mugggeridge of devotion and loyalty, and equally prone to lose heart in face of difficulties, and to fall down on his undertakings when the test came. Much of these come from the late 60’s where the concepts of free contraception, abortion on demand, Christian Marxism, or Christian Liberalism were first being debated.

He returned to his native England inwhere he married Katherine Kitty Dobbs and worked as a substitute teacher. It is for fools like me, the poor of this world, rather than for the king.

I know that in time I will feel the need to go to this book again, to be re-reminded of what is truly important in life. As such it does lack a story arc or a main thesis.