Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church Reprint Edition, Kindle Edition

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This book will be widely read because it stirs together Scripture, tradition, art and world affairs with pleasing metaphors and public courage.

About the Author

N. T. Wright, former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England, now serves as chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air and is the award-winning author of Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, Simply Jesus, and many other works. --This text refers to the mp3_cd edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0010SIPOY
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperOne; Reprint edition (April 24, 2009)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ April 24, 2009
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1848 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 356 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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N.T. WRIGHT is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world’s leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. For twenty years he taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. As being both one of the world’s leading Bible scholars and a popular author, he has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air. His award-winning books include The Case for the Psalms, How God Became King, Simply Jesus, After You Believe, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, Scripture and the Authority of God, The Meaning of Jesus (co-authored with Marcus Borg), as well as being the translator for The Kingdom New Testament. He also wrote the impressive Christian Origins and the Question of God series, including The New Testament and the People of God, Jesus and the Victory of God, The Resurrection of the Son of God and most recently, Paul and the Faithfulness of God.

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