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Surprised by Scripture

Engaging Contemporary Issues
Wright, N. T. (Book - 2014 )
Surprised by Scripture
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Bishop, Bible scholar, and bestselling author N. T. Wright here provides a series of case studies on how to apply the Bible to the pressing issues of today. Among the topics Wright addresses are the intersection of religion and science, why women should be allowed to be ordained, what we get wrong and how we can do better when Christians engage in politics, why the Christian belief in heaven means we should be at the forefront of the environmental movement, and many more.
Authors: Wright, N. T. (Nicholas Thomas)
Title: Surprised by scripture
engaging contemporary issues
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: xi, 223 pages ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Healing the divide between science and religion
Do we need a historical Adam?
Can a scientist believe in the Resurrection?
The biblical case for ordaining women
Jesus is coming
plant a tree!
9/11, tsunamis, and the new problem of evil
How the Bible reads the modern world
Idolatry 2.0
Our politics are too small
How to engage tomorrow's world
Apocalypse and the beauty of God
Becoming people of hope.
Summary: Bishop, Bible scholar, and bestselling author N. T. Wright here provides a series of case studies on how to apply the Bible to the pressing issues of today. Among the topics Wright addresses are the intersection of religion and science, why women should be allowed to be ordained, what we get wrong and how we can do better when Christians engage in politics, why the Christian belief in heaven means we should be at the forefront of the environmental movement, and many more.
Local Note: 15 53 148 152 172 182 203 210 242
ISBN: 9780062230539
Statement of Responsibility: N.T. Wright
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Bible Criticism, interpretation, etc. Popular works. Christianity and culture. Theology.
Topical Term: Christianity and culture.
Theology.
LCCN: 2013051295
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