Christ Actually: Jesus in the 21st Century
This event includes a book signing
December 10, 2014
8:00 PM ET
First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Cambridge Forum and Harvard Book Store welcome award-winning author JAMES CARROLL for a discussion of his book, Christ Actually: The Son of God for The Secular Age.
Carroll asks what can we believe about—and how can we believe in—Jesus in the post-20th century world of wars and Holocaust and the drift from religion that followed? Answering his own question, Carroll revisits Christ’s crucial identity as a Jew. What can the ordinary humanness of the Christ figure mean to the 21st century? How can Christ, who is no Christian himself, transcend Christianity to speak to people in today’s world?
Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes
As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and look for the newsstand called Crimson Corner. Turn right and proceed north along Mass. Ave. going toward the Cambridge Common. You will pass the Harvard Coop, Bank of America, and CVS. The First Parish Church is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church St. Please enter through the front door of the church.
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