The Third Jesus . The narrative focuses on the mysterious span of time in Ch"/>

Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment

Deepak Chopra, Author, Deepak Chopra, Read by , read by the author. BBC Audiobooks America $29.95 (0p) ISBN 978-1-60283-495-8

Chopra's new novel expands on the themes advanced in his recent nonfiction title The Third Jesus . The narrative focuses on the mysterious span of time in Christ's life between the ages of 12 and 30. Chopra portrays the young adult Jesus as a malleable figure at the center of a host of pivotal political, cultural and religious shifts. The threads of his spiritual leadership become evident during these formative years, but Christ must devote himself to growing in enlightenment about the full nature of his identity and message. Not surprisingly, Chopra casts the sources of this revelation to include both Western and Eastern perspectives. Chopra's narration may not always maintain a natural flow of dialogue among characters, but the ethereal power of his voice and the evocative manner in which he sets the stage remain effective. Perhaps the most compelling elements of the story line involve Judas and Mary Magdalene, two of New Testament history's most complicated and controversial figures. A HarperOne hardcover. (Nov.)

Reviewed on: 11/24/2008
Release date: 10/01/2008
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