John Dickerson’s net worth is estimated at around $4 million and his salary is estimated to be $100,000. In this eye-opening book, John Dickerson writes about presidents in history such a Washington, Lincoln, FDR, and Eisenhower, and and in contemporary times, from LBJ and Reagan and Bush, Obama, and Trump, to show how a complex job has been done, and why we need to reevaluate how we view the presidency, how we choose our presidents, and what we expect from them once they are in office. John Dickerson: Net Worth, Salary. In A Doubter's Guide to Jesus readers will find themselves both disturbed and intrigued by the images of Jesus found in the first sources.
A Doubter's Guide to Jesus is an introduction to the major portraits of Jesus found in the earliest historical sources. How reliable are the Gospels and other sources and how widely have historians and theologians agreed on them? He shows how historians assess the reliability of available data, and provides an honest and informed perspective on where historical issues are clear-cut and where personal faith comes into play.Find in the Amazon on-line store. What really happened back in the first century, in Jerusalem and around the Sea of Galilee, that changed the shape of world history? What can we really know for sure about the past? In this book, John Dickson considers the vast array of spiritual claims made by different religions and individuals and asks whether any clarity can be found. He presents the evidence, methods, and conclusions of mainstream scholars—both Christian and not—and asks some pertinent contemporary questions, without offering any pushy answers: If Jesus really did exist, what are we to make of his own claims and those of his followers, and what would any of it mean for us today? Or are they different paths up the same spiritual mountain? They have found their way into our art, monuments, literature, and culture—even into Richard Dawkins famed “Ten Atheist Commandments.”.
Whether or not one believes in the Bible, these instructions open up a window to the Western world and on our own souls. He is destined to stretch our imaginations, confront our beliefs, and challenge our lifestyles for many years to come. Dickson offers believers and skeptics keen insight into why the Bible continues to be a life-changing and best-selling book. But historical cross-examination confirms Dickson’s case in a way that makes appropriate a rethinking of practice." A Sneaking Suspicion is a book about things that matter – life, death, relationships, sex, science, fashion, meaning and the quest for God. Australian writer, speaker, and academic—public advocate for the Christian Faith.
This is the published version of John’s doctoral dissertation and offers a wide-ranging historical and philological examination of Second Temple Jewish literature and the epistles of St Paul. My friend John S. Dickerson has written a much needed book to help alleviate that! Updated in January 2019. John Dickson subjects this to very close scrutiny and shows both how vital this is and yet how different Jesus was from the way he is so often portrayed today.Find in the Amazon on-line store. If you have problems finding a book, please contact John via the Contact page. Designed for believers and sceptics alike, this book urges readers to confront the similarities and differences between the great faiths and to work for greater understanding and compassion among all. If we were to go back to Jesus himself, to the biographies about him contained in the New Testament, what would we discover Christianity to be about?That is the project of this book. Can anything be trusted as reliable historical fact?
The award-winning volume outlining the history and beliefs of the world’s five major religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
In this timely book, historian Dr John Dickson unpacks how the field of history works, giving readers the tools to evaluate for themselves what we can confidently say about figures like the Emperor Tiberius, Alexander the Great, Pontius Pilate, and, of course, Jesus of Nazareth.