I'm still thinking critically about the present-day view of Jesus, the view of which Deepak Chopra advocates by painting a rosy-cozy picture of a "third" Jesus. Awhile back we saw Machen's comments that were excellent and appropriate. From a different "tradition," here's Bishop Willimon's take on this whole thing. "It is odd that we have made even Jesus into such a quivering mass of affirmation… Continue reading Why DID We Crucify Him?
Deepak Chopra, in many ways a picture of American religion right next to Oprah and Osteen, has his own Jesus - or so he claims in a recent book of his, The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore (New York: Harmony Books, 2008). He says the first Jesus is the historical one, "and we… Continue reading Deepak’s jesus