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Surprised by Scripture: Engaging Contemporary Issues
By James Langton (narrator) and N. T. Wright
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date June 3, 2014
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781483004785
ISBN-10 1483004783
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.75 by 5.50 in.
Weight 0.38 lbs.
Original list price $39.99
Other format details audio
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: [Read by James Langton]



A thoughtful and provocative collection - - in the vein of the intellectual spiritual classic The Weight of Glory - - from N. T. Wright, the influential bishop, Bible scholar, and bestselling author widely regarded as a modern C. S. Lewis.

An unusual combination of scholar, churchman, and leader, N. T. Wright - - hailed by Newsweek as ''the world's leading New Testament scholar'' - - is not only incredibly insightful but conveys his knowledge in terms that excite and inspire Christian leaders worldwide, allowing them to see the Bible from a fresh viewpoint. In this challenging and stimulating collection of popular essays, sermons, and talks, Wright provides a series of case studies which explore how the Bible can be applied to some of the most pressing contemporary issues facing us, including:

* Why it is possible to love the Bible and affirm evolution
* Why women should be allowed to be ordained
* Where Christians today have lost focus, and why it is important for them to engage in politics and why that involvement benefits everyone
* Why the Christian belief in heaven means we should be at the forefront of the environmental movement
* And much more

Helpful, practical, and wise, Surprised by Scripture invites readers to examine their own hearts and minds and presents new models for understanding how to affirm the Bible in today's world - - as well as new ideas and renewed energy for deepening our faith and engaging with the world around us.



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Hardcover
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from Harpercollins (June 3, 2014)
9780062230539 | details & prices | 223 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.88 lbs | List price $24.99
Paperback
Book cover for 9780062230546 Book cover for 9780393973471
 
Reprint edition from Harpercollins (June 9, 2015)
9780062230546 | details & prices | 223 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.99
With Kristine Forney (other contributor) | 8th edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (May 1, 1999); titled "The Norton Scores: A Study Anthology : Schubert to the Present"
9780393973471 | details & prices | 7.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.70 lbs | List price $51.15
This edition also contains The Norton Scores: A Study Anthology : Schubert to the Present
CD/Spoken Word
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With James Langton (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (June 3, 2014)
9781483004785 | details & prices | 4.75 × 5.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $39.99
About: [Read by James Langton] A thoughtful and provocative collection - - in the vein of the intellectual spiritual classic The Weight of Glory - - from N.

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