The Everlasting Man - Part II: On the Man Called Christ, Chapter III: The Strangest Story in the World Summary & Analysis

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Part II: On the Man Called Christ, Chapter III: The Strangest Story in the World Summary and Analysis

Purely considered stylistically—one of the most remote and detached ways one can consider a text, perhaps—the Gospels distinguish both themselves and their main author. First of all, the manner of writing immediately debunks any notion that Christ was a simple teacher perpetuation the values of agrarian lifestyle. His speech is incredibly sophisticated. It is filled with metaphors, similes, and symbolism which is often only partially grasped even after several readings. Both Christ's message and the form of its delivery hint, at the very least, at the claim that he was truly Divine. A claim of that nature should be rather surprising from a man like Christ. Claiming to be...

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