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Surprised by Scripture

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Author: N.T. Wright
Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780062230539
Year of Publication: 2014
Pages: 223
Subtitle: Engaging Contemporary Issues
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Why the Bible is not as narrow as many think.

Wright fearlessly wades through the difficult issues facing us. In this collection of timely essays, bishop, Bible scholar, and bestselling author N.T. Wright deftly probes the cultural and religious mores of our day, exploring topics such as the ordination of women, the role Christians play in caring for the environment, the science-versus-scripture debates, and more, showing us a vibrant restorative way to move forward. Readers will find new models for understanding how to affirm the Bible in today's world as well as encouragement and renewed energy for deepening our faith and engaging with the culture around us.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. Healing the Divide Between Science and Religion
  2. Do We Need a Historical Adam?
  3. Can a Scientist Believe in the Resurrection?
  4. The Biblical Case for Ordaining Women
  5. Jesus Is Coming - Plant a Tree!
  6. 9/11, Tsunamis, and the New Problem of Evil
  7. How the Bible Reads the Modern World
  8. Idolatry 2.0
  9. Our Politics Are Too Small
  10. How To Engage Tomorrow's World
  11. Apocalypse and the Beauty of God
  12. Becoming People of Hope

ENDORSEMENTS:

I can't think of anyone who has done more to clarify what thoughtful, historic Christianity looks like in our day than Tom Wright. - John Ortberg, author of Who Is This Man? The Unpredictable Impact of the Inescapable Jesus.

No one living today is writing more thoughtfully and compellingly about Christian theology than N.T. Wright - Jon Meacham, author of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House.

N. T. Wright is simply crucial; his writing can transform one's life. - Anne Rice, author of Christ the Lord.

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