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AuthorN. T. Wright TitleSurprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the ChurchPublishedNew York, NY : HarperOne 2008
Status:Due 06/24/15 SubjectHeaven, Death, Afterlife, HopeCategoryEschatologyMediaPaper BackISBN978-0061551826TypeBookDescription
In Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church, top-selling author and Anglican bishop, N.T. Wright tackles the biblical question of what happens after we die and shows how most Christians get it wrong. We do not “go to” heaven; we are resurrected and heaven comes down to earth--a difference that makes all of the difference to how we live on earth. Following N.T. Wright’s resonant exploration of a life of faith in Simply Christian, the award-winning author whom Newsweek calls “the world’s leading New Testament scholar” takes on one of life’s most controversial topics, a matter of life, death, spirituality, and survival for everyone living in the world today.
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