When Jesus Came to Harvard: Making Moral Choices Today

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jul 26, 2006 - Religion - 338 pages
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In this urgently relevant, wholly enlightening discussion of modern moral decisions, the Harvard theology professor Harvey Cox considers the significance of Jesus and his teachings today. As he did in his undergraduate class Jesus and the Moral Life—a course that grew so popular that the lectures were held in a theater often used for rock concerts—Cox examines contemporary dilemmas in the light of lessons gleaned from the Gospels. Invigorating and incisive, this book encourages an intellectual approach to faith and inspires a clear way of thinking about moral choices for all of us.

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Review: When Jesus Came to Harvard: Making Moral Choices Today

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After Tom Wolfe's depressing depiction of college students as moral idiots, it's refreshing to hear a counter testimony from someone who's spent the past 40 years on a university campus. When Harvey ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

I really really liked this book. I'd give it five stars if it started right in on the stories about Jesus and skipped all the Harvard intro. Most of the content was so interesting and helped me to really think about stories I've known forever. Read full review

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HARVEY COX is the author of the groundbreaking The Secular City and many other books, including The Seduction of the Spirit, which was nominated for the National Book Award. A professor of theology at Harvard Divinity School, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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