Jesus the Undistorted Image of God

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John Townroe

ISBN: 978-0-7283-0322-5

LENGTH: 56 pages

Fairacres Publications 192

2022

The Eastern Orthodox description of Jesus as ‘the undistorted image of God’ is based on texts such as ‘the Gospel of the glory of Christ who is the image of God’ (2 Corinthians 4:4). This is the author’s favourite statement of belief about Jesus in relation to God and of the mysterious attractiveness of Jesus who draws everyone without distinction to God. Christ’s image is inescapable, even when rejected. There seems to be no way of avoiding this person who puzzles, yet attracts, the world.

Based on a series of retreat talks, this book may be used for personal private reflection, as material for a group or as a foundation for leading a retreat for others. Each chapter discusses a particular aspect of the personhood of Jesus: His attractiveness, energy, gentleness, fierceness, confidence and steadfastness, and concludes with suggestions for applying the theme to our daily lives.

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The Eastern Orthodox description of Jesus as ‘the undistorted image of God’ is based on texts such as ‘the Gospel of the glory of Christ who is the image of God’ (2 Corinthians 4:4). This is the author’s favourite statement of belief about Jesus in relation to God and of the mysterious attractiveness of Jesus who draws everyone without distinction to God. Christ’s image is inescapable, even when rejected. There seems to be no way of avoiding this person who puzzles, yet attracts, the world.

Based on a series of retreat talks, this book may be used for personal private reflection, as material for a group or as a foundation for leading a retreat for others. Each chapter discusses a particular aspect of the personhood of Jesus: His attractiveness, energy, gentleness, fierceness, confidence and steadfastness, and concludes with suggestions for applying the theme to our daily lives.

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ISBN

978-0-7283-0322-5

Length

56 pages

Book Size

140 x 210 mm

Author

John Townroe

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Author Bio

The Revd Canon E. John Townroe (1920–2018) was educated at St John’s College, Oxford and Lincoln Theological College. He was first chaplain and then warden to ordinands from King’s College London at St Boniface College, Warminster from 1948 to 1969, before becoming a full time spiritual director, retreat leader and teacher for the remainder of his life. He was elected a Fellow of King’s College in 1959.

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