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Surprised by hope : rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church, N.T. Wright

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Surprised by hope : rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church
Title
Surprised by hope
Title remainder
rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church
Statement of responsibility
N.T. Wright
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a reinterpretation of biblical teaching on what happens after death, arguing that literal bodily resurrection is at the heart of Christianity and exploring the implications of this for the church's work in the world
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BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, N. T.
Dewey number
236/.8
Index
index present
LC call number
BT873
LC item number
.W75 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hope
  • Eschatology
  • Future life
Label
Surprised by hope : rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church, N.T. Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Setting the scene. 1. All dressed up and no place to go? ; 2. Puzzled about paradise? ; 3. Early Christian hope in its historical setting ; 4. The strange story of Easter -- Part 2. God's future plan. 5. Cosmic future: progress or despair? ; 6. What the whole world's waiting for ; 7. Jesus, heaven, and new creation ; 8. When He appears ; 9. Jesus the coming judge ; 10. The redemption of our bodies ; 11. Purgatory, paradise, hell -- Part. 3. Hope in practice: resurrection and the mission of the church. 12. Rethinking salvation: heaven, earth, and the kingdom of God ; 13. Building for the kingdom ; 14. Reshaping the church for mission: biblical roots ; 15. Reshaping the church for mission: living the future
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 332 p.
Isbn
9780061551826
System control number
  • ocn179808266
  • (OCoLC)179808266
Label
Surprised by hope : rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church, N.T. Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Setting the scene. 1. All dressed up and no place to go? ; 2. Puzzled about paradise? ; 3. Early Christian hope in its historical setting ; 4. The strange story of Easter -- Part 2. God's future plan. 5. Cosmic future: progress or despair? ; 6. What the whole world's waiting for ; 7. Jesus, heaven, and new creation ; 8. When He appears ; 9. Jesus the coming judge ; 10. The redemption of our bodies ; 11. Purgatory, paradise, hell -- Part. 3. Hope in practice: resurrection and the mission of the church. 12. Rethinking salvation: heaven, earth, and the kingdom of God ; 13. Building for the kingdom ; 14. Reshaping the church for mission: biblical roots ; 15. Reshaping the church for mission: living the future
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 332 p.
Isbn
9780061551826
System control number
  • ocn179808266
  • (OCoLC)179808266

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