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Ten Things We Forgot About Jesus

The Jesus you learned about in Sunday School doesn’t exist

When I was a kid growing up in the church, we sang a hymn that described Jesus as “gentle Jesus — meek and mild.” It left me with the conception of Jesus as a cooperative, compliant, docile, passive, and largely timid figure. Now that I think about it, projecting this image of Jesus was probably part of some…

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Dan Foster

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