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    PDF Apostle By Tom Bissell The author spent three years visiting the supposed and disputed resting sites of each apostle While the author is a journalist and not a scholar he is well versed in exegetical issues theology and early church history His scholarly commentary is punctuated by highly entertaining travel writing For each apostle the academic issues

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    PDF Apostle By Tom Bissell Apostle Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve is a book that is extremely engrossing exceptionally literary freuently witty and ultimately disappointingThe author Tom Bissell is a writer who has published articles in numerous literary magazines and who has authored several books many of which relate to travel In Apostle Bissell sets out to visit a tomb linked to each of the 12 Apostles actually 13 when St Paul is included a mul

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    PDF Apostle By Tom Bissell This book has a lot of three star reviews which makes me sad since I really enjoyed it The book is part travelogue

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  • Apostle By Tom Bissell
  • Tom Bissell
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  • 11 August 2020
  • 9781101870976

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FREE READ ↠ Apostle By Tom Bissell A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in   Peter Matthew Thomas John Who were these men What was their relationship to Jesus Tom Bissell provides rich and surprising answers to these ancient elusive uestions He examines not just who these men were and weren’t but also how their identities have taken shape over the course of two millennia   Ultimately Biss. What a strange impressive infuriating book this is As I see it Tom Bissell s Apostle has three audiences and those parts of the book that gratify one may well aggravate the other two There s the Bissell fans the people who enjoy Bissell s voice and sensibility and will follow his writing wherever it leads Put me in that camp There s the travel literature readers who want to experience all the textures of an unseen landscape And there s biblical scholars seeking a rigorous analysis of the lives of the twelve apostles I don t know how much overlap there is among those three groupings how many people are going to find themselves in the center of that interlocking Venn diagram For my part my admiration for Bissell s storytelling the chapters concerning his trips to Israel India and Kyrgyzstan are highlights was matched only by my frustration at the bewildering passages dealing with the apostles themselves Anyone who does not find Christianity interesting has only his or her unfamiliarity with the topic to blame writes Bissell Fair enough But not finding wonky exegesis of the uasi historicalliteraryreligious traditions of the lives of twelve men with multiple names fluid identities and uestionable historical reality interesting is another matter My interest in the personaltravel sections of Apostle dwarfed my interest in the sections on the apostles themselves which I admit I began to skim a little halfway through the text Similarly I imagine serious students of early Christianity reading Apostle and wondering I just wanted to know about the formation of the Cult of Thomas in India in the first century CE why exactly am I being treated to this dude s gastrointestinal difficulties It s been many years but I don t remember this schism being a problem in Bissell s much earlier book Chasing the Sea In that book Bissell s memoir of returning to Uzbekistan after many years was deftly intertwined with an engaging history of the Soviet project to drain the Aral Sea and I never became bored Apostle is a major achievement many years in the making and with a lot to recommend about it but it ultimately left me cold and dissatisfied La figlia del podestà for those of the Persuasion The Litigator's Art faith and L'aventure ambiguë for others who seek to understand Christianity The Mangle of Practice Time Agency and Science from the outside in   Peter Matthew Thomas John Who were these men What was their relationship to Jesus Tom Bissell provides rich and surprising answers to these ancient elusive uestions He examines not just who these men were and weren’t but also how their identities have taken shape over the course of two millennia   Ultimately Biss. What a strange impressive infuriating book this is As I see it Tom Bissell s Apostle has three audiences and those parts of the book that gratify one may well aggravate the other two There s the Bissell Love and Friendship fans the people who enjoy Bissell s voice and sensibility and will the History of Modern Japan follow his writing wherever it leads Put me in that camp There s the travel literature readers who want to experience all the textures of an unseen landscape And there s biblical scholars seeking a rigorous analysis of the lives of the twelve apostles I don t know how much overlap there is among those three groupings how many people are going to Laltipiano delle meraviglie find themselves in the center of that interlocking Venn diagram For my part my admiration Alan Ford Tutto per uno uno per tutti for Bissell s storytelling the chapters concerning his trips to Israel India and Kyrgyzstan are highlights was matched only by my Red Poppies A Novel of Tibet frustration at the bewildering passages dealing with the apostles themselves Anyone who does not Madame Bovary find Christianity interesting has only his or her unfamiliarity with the topic to blame writes Bissell Fair enough But not Boom Chicka Boom finding wonky exegesis of the uasi historicalliteraryreligious traditions of the lives of twelve men with multiple names Un Perrito Problematico fluid identities and uestionable historical reality interesting is another matter My interest in the personaltravel sections of Apostle dwarfed my interest in the sections on the apostles themselves which I admit I began to skim a little halfway through the text Similarly I imagine serious students of early Christianity reading Apostle and wondering I just wanted to know about the 7 Intimate Secrets formation of the Cult of Thomas in India in the Happy Days Are Here Again The 1932 Democratic Convention the Emergence of FDR and How America Was Changed Forever first century CE why exactly am I being treated to this dude s gastrointestinal difficulties It s been many years but I don t remember this schism being a problem in Bissell s much earlier book Chasing the Sea In that book Bissell s memoir of returning to Uzbekistan after many years was deftly intertwined with an engaging history of the Soviet project to drain the Aral Sea and I never became bored Apostle is a major achievement many years in the making and with a lot to recommend about it but it ultimately left me cold and dissatisfied

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FREE READ ↠ Apostle By Tom Bissell Wide reach Along the way he engages with a host of characters priests paupers a Vatican archaeologist a Palestinian taxi driver a Russian monk posing sharp uestions that range from the religious to the philosophical to the political   Written with warmth empathy and rare acumen Apostle is a brilliant synthesis of travel writing biblical history and a deep lifelong relationship with Christianity The result is an unusual erudite and at times hilarious book a religious intellectual and personal adventure fit for believers scholars and wanderers alike From the Hardcover editio. I got this book on a bargain table at my UBS and am so so grateful I did not spend full price on it From the start I had some serious problems with the narrator From his descriptions of fellow American tourists having chiclet teeth or Asian women wearing masks looking like extraterrestrials here to take surface samples before heading back to the mother ship p 184 or his charming take on Italy where Standing in the hallway with cologned functionaries striding by was like being downwind from a cosmetics laboratoryp 111 or mildly mocking the gentleman who seemed covered in burs Did he live in a thicket p 33 the author asks it was clear he had a disdainful outlook towards the majority of people surrounding him He was incessant in his use of the word ragged to describe the people of the places he visited and anxious to convey every scent he found the least bit malodorous Page 180 181 also contained a scene which seemed to serve as a reminder of the danger to white women in the Middle Eastern world I was deeply uncomfortable while reading it since it seemed a throwback to the days of The Sheikh and the idea of brown men s obsession with pretty white ladies It just felt off icky Definitely uncomfortable But it gets worse The author clearly didn t understand his subject material He claims Eusebius failed to find any clear footprints of those who had gone before xii but the fact Eusebius had access to the best possible records from the impressive ecclesiastical library that had been established at Caesarea on the coast of Palestine is found in numerous sources including After Actsby Bryan Litfin He will often use the phrase most scholars when he means a majority of a minority of biblical scholars Liberal theology represents some 20% of biblical scholarship He states that Today near universal agreement exists among modern scholars that Revelation was not written by a direct follower of Jesus He gives no backing for this blanket statement which is not in the least universal unless he is once referring to his majority of a minority He mentions Origen often the majority of whose works didn t survive the purges done to them since he was and in many cases still is viewed as a heretic The Westminster Handbook to Origenedited by John Anthony McGuckin On pg 72 he recounts a scene from Acts 5 and states that The Holy Spirit uickly strikes them Ananias and Sapphira dead for withholding when in fact the text states Didn t it belong to you before it was sold And after it was sold wasn t the money at your disposal Acts 54 They weren t in trouble for withholding but for attempting to take credit not due them Acts 54 You have not lied just to human beings but to God He accuses John of attacking other Christians when John is referring to the Jewish council who were assuredly not Christians He states For unknown reasons John s gospel contains a relatively large portion of uniue Andrew material p 151 and yet the reason is clear John and Andrew worked the same profession in the same bay and had undoubtedly known each other for years It would be completely natural to include information about someone that well known to you I could spend hours writing out flaws within the text but I hope I have given a sufficient sampling of the kinds of errors one finds within and would prefer to close with my critiues of the writing He apparently got to see some truly odd sights since at one point he describes a scene with watermelon light p 45 pink and green with dark specks seriously and Above the sky was all lilac softness p208 What Advises us that My religion makes no sense therefore I pursue it page 361 Huh and concludes that It is only our stories that lay balms across our impermanence p 365 I review books and even I know they are no balm for impermanence although a good book a comfy chair and a few hours of reading are a balm for most of life s other ills I ve read three books in three days on the apostles and this was easily the worst in every respect 10 Button Book from the religious to the philosophical to the political   Written with warmth empathy and rare acumen Apostle is a brilliant synthesis of travel writing biblical history and a deep lifelong relationship with Christianity The result is an unusual erudite and at times hilarious book a religious intellectual and personal adventure A Guide to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot fit Lettera a un bambino mai nato for believers scholars and wanderers alike From the Hardcover editio. 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FREE READ ↠ Apostle By Tom Bissell Ell finds that the story of the apostles is the story of early Christianity its competing versions of Jesus’s ministry its countless schisms and its ultimate evolution from an obscure Jewish sect to the global faith we know today in all its forms and permutations In his uest to understand the underpinnings of the world’s largest religion Bissell embarks on a years long pilgrimage to the supposed tombs of the Twelve Apostles He travels from Jerusalem and Rome to Turkey Greece Spain France India and Kyrgyzstan vividly capturing the rich diversity of Christianity’s world. Much of the content deserves than two stars but Bissell s American Karl Pilkington act in the travelogue portions got old uickly and unbearable by the end of the book Non luogo a procedere finds that the story of the apostles is the story of early Christianity its competing versions of Jesus’s ministry its countless schisms and its ultimate evolution Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra from an obscure Jewish sect to the global Awakening faith we know today in all its Call Me By Your Name forms and permutations In his uest to understand the underpinnings of the world’s largest religion Bissell embarks on a years long pilgrimage to the supposed tombs of the Twelve Apostles He travels The Mark of Athena from Jerusalem and Rome to Turkey Greece Spain France India and Kyrgyzstan vividly capturing the rich diversity of Christianity’s world. Much of the content deserves than two stars but Bissell s American Karl Pilkington act in the travelogue portions got old uickly and unbearable by the end of the book