The Three Years

The Life of Christ Between Baptism and Ascension

Emil Bock

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220 x 140 mm
Floris Books
Religion & Spirituality
288 pages
Publication date:
01 Jul 1986
2nd edition


How can a scientifically-minded person approach the healings and miracles of the Gospels, including such events as the raising of Lazarus and the Resurrection itself?

Emil Bock shows how he can do this without feeling untrue either to himself or to the modern age. He does not smooth the path by minimizing the significance of these events, or explaining away the difficulties. Rather, he leads more deeply into them through creating an understanding of the implications of such a unique event as the incarnation of a divine cosmic being into the body of Jesus on Earth.

Emil Bock explains the four Gospels both as historical documents and as profound spiritual records of the incarnation of Christ. Each of these aspects is seen to throw light on the other. He regards the Gospel of John as that which gives the most precise record of the progression of events in the three years of Christ's ministry, as well as being that of the deepest esoteric significance.


Emil Bock (1895–1959) was one of the founders of the Christian Community in 1922, and led the movement from 1938 until his death.


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