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Surprised by Scripture - Engaging Contemporary Issues

N. T. Wright

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. Wright fearlessly wades through the difficult issues facing us. Readers will find new models for understanding how to affirm the Bible in today's world as well as encouragement and renewed energy for deepening our faith and engaging with the culture around us.

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. Wright fearlessly wades through the difficult issues facing us. Readers will find new models for understanding how to affirm the Bible in today's world as well as encouragement and renewed energy for deepening our faith and engaging with the culture around us.
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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. Wright fearlessly wades through the difficult issues facing us. Readers will find new models for understanding how to affirm the Bible in today's world as well as encouragement and renewed energy for deepening our faith and engaging with the culture around us.

Language:

English

Narrators:

James Langton

Length:

7h 59m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:41


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

52:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

34:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

51:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

40:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

54:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

46:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

43:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:39


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

40:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

32:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:49


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:55