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

Author N.T. Wright
Published 2008
Pages 332
ISBN 9780061551826
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(2 months)
For a while I've been dissatisfied with the view that "going to heaven when you die" is the focus of Christianity. This book was written as a counterpoint to that view and resonated with me. I have to think through the author's points some more to decide what exactly I believe on the discussed topics.

I especially liked the application chapters.

N. T. Wright has been called "the modern C. S. Lewis", and I think that's a great description. His writing is clear and well-thought-out.
(8 months)
This is an insightful treatise by a highly intellectual man. It's clear that N. T. Wright has spent a great deal of time reading and meditating on the Scriptures, and there is much in this book that is thought-provoking and challenging. I certainly want to read it again.
That being said, I'm definit