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Jesus the Liberator of Desire

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A book by Sebastian Moore

Continuing the theme he introduced in The Crucified Jesus Is No Stranger (Seabury, 1977)--that of Jesus' effect on his disciples--Moore draws on but transcends Freud's notion of an ego born in the "tension between oceanic oneness and the sense of being … see full wiki

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Author: Sebastian Moore
Publisher: Crossroad Pub Co
1 review about Jesus the Liberator of Desire

Jesus, a Living Reality

  • Dec 14, 2006
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+5
Sebastian Moore is a great writer of Christology. He gets to the heart of the matter, especially the human heart, whose hunger and desire for transcendence is apparent in a complicated and alienated society. Hardly just containing religious piety, the Benedictine monk has insightful reflections about expanding the human heart by studying man's voyage as sinful, longing, lonely, grasping, yet filled with great potential. By passing through meditations on Christ and the transformation of his disciples through the mysteries of His death and resurrection, the reader is able to make tangible progress through that same voyage. Sometimes his presentation requires some effort, but for those whose hearts burn by every word of his reflections, it is a labour of love. Sebastian Moore's works are primarily effective because his reflections about God mirror the image of man [made in His image] who can draw from divine (sacred) heart and is accessible to every man (or woman).

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