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I think this is a well written book. Jesus is more human, than divine. Not the typical story of Jesus and the holy family at least not the one I grew up with. From inside the book.

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Paperbackpages. Feb 03, Jonathan Walker rated it it was ok. Instead, I felt like I was reading a report, a hampered journalistic account of the book’s events.

I need a book to make me cry if I’m going to like it. After this, Saramago tells the story or at least his cherry-picked version of the Anunciation, moving on to the Nativity, the death of Joseph, Jesus’ coming of age, and finally, His ministry and crucifixion naturally, Saramago leaves out the Resurrection, the great event that distinguishes Christianity from all others from both a theological and a historical point of view. There are also three scenes that I really liked a. It is no wonder that the first time I picked up this book to try reading it, I didn’t get past the first few pages – it just bored me – and that it took a cross Atlantic flight of 6 hours for me to finally get far enough along to end up finishing the book.

Aug 11, Amida Lechuga rated it it was ok. I also couldn’t quite figure out why he wrote it–it didn’t seem like a book written to encourage or discourage the believer, nor provoke thought in the atheist.


I did not like his emphasis on Mary Magdalene as a prostitute.

El Evangelio según Jesucristo

So why the mixed feelings? My rvangelio Help Advanced Book Search. Lots of exposition, but everything seemed to wrap up abruptly. Still, it took me a very long time to finish it because for long sections I was not particularly gripped.

To view it, click here. Most of the strength of this novel lies with the realism of the story’s setting you can often see the dust of jesucrosto century Palestine, etc. Si son cristianos no lean este libro, no se hagan ese mal.

I feel very mixed about this book. Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Too boring in discussing atheism va wegun contraditions. The story begins with a foreword of sorts, describing a painting of the Crucifixion.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Perhaps that makes me a lazy re OK, I have officially given up on this book. I can’t saraamago put my finger on why. Una historia muy interesante.

God in this novel is distracted, unloving, unjust, decidedly neither omniscient nor omnipotent, and clearly nowhere near God the Father as seen in the Bible. I believe I had too much of that in my earlier years. They could have at least battled it out or something, but then again, win or lose, God would have bitched about it for all eternity and who has patience for that?

I feel like I should be ashamed of this. It aurpriaed me negatively! I was always of the belief that it made sacrifices of animals and slaves obsolete, hence the commonly spoken descriptions “ultimate sacrifice” and “died for your sins. If I’m going to spend my little free time with a book, I need it to move me emotionally.


En saramaggo a los talleres literarios Benigno Delmiro Coto Limited preview – This is the story of the life of Jesus, but the first third or more focused on Joseph of Nazareth. That is, the characters which espouse the author’s atheistic viewpoint God is evil, Christianity is bad, etc. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Se abren las posibilidades de ver a Jesus como un verdadero ser humano entre las vicisitudes y las virtudes.

I feel the title should have been different. Christians love them some Jesus which is nice and all, but can at least atheists stop giving the guy evangekio much attention? But I doubt that I will venture into reading other Saramago books.

In my copy there is even the engraving at the first …more No, he is describing this engraving by Albrecht Durer: Near the end, Jesus asks God to tell Him what will happen after the former’s death on the cross. This book is smart, don’t get me wrong. This was a tedious read for me.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But I found it too wordy which is odd coming from meand I think there was a lost focus on actually setting the book up and carrying it through it a more narrative and stylistic way.

Lists with This Book. Just go and read Kazantsakis or User Review – Flag as inappropriate Es un libro excelente si uno quiere ver a un jesus de una manera mas humana excelente forma de imaginar a un jesus que siente piensa y vive una vida humana.

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