Easter is the truly astonishing, revolutionary story at the very heart of Christian faith. These insights uncover the incredible richness and the depths of meaning and hope that resound with every word of this seemingly familiar story.
Cutting through all the commercialism and superficiality that are increasingly typical of the great Christian events and themes, the Insights series brings the Bible vividly to life.
People know the often-told story of Easter so well that it is hard to hear or feel afresh the deep spiritual meaning of what Easter really means. William Barclay goes right back to the original Biblical texts and translates them, providing surprising and fascinating insights along the way. Readers are guaranteed to find new insight and a fresh understanding of a story that they thought they knew. This book is one of a series and each title will have an introduction by one of today's most valued writers.The Foreword to Insights Easter is written by Diane Louise Jordan.
William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books--most of which are still in print today.