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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Format: DVD Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press Publication Date: 2006 Dimensions: 7.50 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0830834354 ISBN-13: 9780830834358 Availability: In Stock
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.
N. T. Wright, formerly bishop of Durham in England, 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. Wright's full-scale works and are part of a projected six-volume series titled Christian Origins and the Question of God. Among his many other published works are and