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The World's Religions - Chapter VIII, Christianity, The Good News, Summary & Analysis

Huston Smith
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Chapter VIII, Christianity, The Good News, Summary and Analysis

After the death of Jesus, people who had not been speakers waxed eloquent and began spreading the "good news" everywhere. This news is perhaps best illustrated in the scratched drawings of a fish, which became the logo of the good news that Jesus Christ was the Son of God and our Savior. What the people saw in those who proclaimed the good news were transformed lives of men and women who seemed to have found the meaning of life. These people held each other in high esteem and there was a total absence of social barriers. These bearers of good news were not simply coping with daily living; they were discerning glory. The difference in these early bearers of good news was their release from fear, guilt, and ego. Their rebirth...

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