Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church by N. T. Wright

Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

byN. T. Wright

Hardcover | February 5, 2008

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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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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 Universi...

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Title:Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the ChurchFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 inPublished:February 5, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061551821

ISBN - 13:9780061551826

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A crystal-clear, powerful course-correction for all of us--Christian or otherwise. If you want to know what Easter is about, get yourself a copy of Surprised by Hope and hunker down for the read of a lifetime....literally.