Simply Christian

Simply Christian : Why Christianity Makes Sense

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Not since C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity has such a wise and informed leader taken the time to explain what Christianity is and how it is practiced. In Simply Christian, renowned biblical scholar and Anglican bishop N.T. Wright makes a case for Christianity from the ground up. Walking the reader through the Christian faith step-by-step and question by question, Wright's Simply Christian offers explanations for even the toughest doubt-filled skeptics, leaving believers with a reason for renewed faith.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 160.02 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0061920622
  • 9780061920622
  • 109,703

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Readers will welcome such ready access to one of the fine teachers of the church. --Walter Brueggemann"
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Why is justice fair? Why are so many people pursuing spirituality? Why do we crave relationship? And why is beauty so beautiful? N. T. Wright argues that each of these questions takes us into the mystery of who God is and what he wants from us. For two thousand years Christianity has claimed to answer these mysteries, and this renowned biblical scholar and Anglican bishop shows that it still does today. Like C. S. Lewis did in his classic Mere Christianity, Wright makes the case for Christian faith from the ground up, assuming that the reader is starting from ground zero with no predisposition to and perhaps even some negativity toward religion in general and Christianity in particular. His goal is to describe Christianity in as simple and accessible, yet hopefully attractive and exciting, a way as possible, both to say to outsides oYou might want to look at this further, o and to say to insiders oYou may not have quite understood this bit clearly yet.o
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