How could Christ miraculously rise from the dead 2,000 years ago, and what difference does it make to us today? Shot on location in Israel, Greece, and England, Wright's riveting presentation walks you through the political, historical, and theological issues of Jesus' time---to offer insight on the most profound mystery in human questioning. Group study guide included. Approx. 50 minutes.
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The most startling claim of Christianity is that Jesus rose from the dead after being brutally executed on a Roman cross two thousand years ago. Could it possibly be true? And if it were, what difference could it make to us today? N. T. (Tom) Wright, in this 50-minute presentation, walks us through the political, historical and theological issues at stake in Jesus' day and today. Shot on location in Israel, Greece and England, Resurrection presents the essence of Wright's thinking on the most important event in the Gospels. Well-known for his landmark The Resurrection of the Son of God, Wright brings clarity and insight to one of the most profound mysteries in human history.
A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, N.T. Wright has written over thirty books, including and His magisterial work, is widely regarded as one of the most significant contributions to contemporary New Testament studies. His includes commentaries covering the whole New Testament. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome and many other institutions around the world. In addition to his many books, Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the and the He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS and NPR.
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