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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The novel ends with Jesus’s realization that Sebundo plan, and the ensuing centuries of torture, slaughter, and misery that Christianity will bring, will proceed despite his efforts. Retrieved 16 May See our Returns Policy. Please try again later. He learns about the massacre from his mother, and grows aloof from his family, amongst whom he can no longer live peacefully.
Simply genial and another view on the pre notions of the world. Jesus becomes a prophet of God, continuing vristo work miracles but also preaching. The novel proved controversial,  especially among the Roman Catholic Churchaccusing Saramago of having a “substantially anti-religious vision”. Retrieved 17 March Book arrived in great condition! He works as an apprentice to a shepherd called The Shepherd who is understood to be the devil and the mysterious “angel” mentioned earlier.
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One day out on the Sea by himself, he is visited by God and the devil. Jesus is not believed by his family, and so he leaves them once again, meets Mary Sfgundo, and goes to work helping the fishermen on the Sea of Galilee. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
It is an unorthodox text, written in an unconventional style, that captures one’s attention from the first to the last sraamago – its deep empathy with human suffering and its rejection of power and dominance may leave the reader with the feeling that in this ‘secular gospel’ there is a God after all.
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Use dmy dates from December It does not follow the chronology of the life of Jesus Christ found in the New Testament. As Portuguese I’m very proud of this book. Later, when Jesus turns thirteen, Joseph is crucified by the Romans who mistakenly think him to be a Zealot fighter.
Later, at Bethlehem seguhdo, Jesus is born in a cave,  and three shepherds — including the “angel” — arrive to bring him presents. This book jeeus the life of Jesus Christusing the events depicted in the canonical gospels as a scaffold on which to construct its story. He certainly deserved his Nobel Prize.
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Enter your mobile number or email ctisto below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Eventually, he meets God in the desert. He gets himself arrested, repeatedly calling himself King of the Jews. It is Jesus Christ made a man just like any other, or maybe not how often do you evanhelho on a boat with both God and the Devil?
The Shepherd instructs Jesus in the ways of hedonismand at one point tries to convince Jesus to use the sheep for sexual release. About this book I would say that sarzmago is surely a must-read. It places far greater emphasis on the earlier saramavo of Jesus’s life than the canonical gospels do.
God forces Jesus to sacrifice his favorite sheep, and says he has a design for him. Learn more about Amazon Prime.