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Philip Yancey Writing Styles in The Jesus I Never Knew

Philip Yancey
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Perspective

Yancey is a Christian journalist with a long background in religion. Throughout the book, Yancey shares memories of his childhood in church where he grows up relating Christ to a Mister Rogers type person. He admits the misconceptions he learns in his childhood became even more confused as he grows older and meets others with different perspectives of who Jesus is. It is from this confusion of whom exactly Jesus is that Yancey decides to use his journalistic skills to write an unbiased view of Jesus based solely on the information about Him contained in the Gospels.

The material in the book is not given a religious slant. Yancey does not intend to form anyone's view of Jesus, only to encourage them to consider the information about Jesus found in the Gospels and come to their own conclusion about Jesus. Yancey also does not pretend to already know...

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