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The Resurrection of the Son of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God
Name: The Resurrection of the Son of God: Christian Origins and the Question of God
Product Code: B808
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Product Detail:Why did Christianity begin, and why did it take the shape it did? To answer this question-which any historian must face–renowned New Testament scholar N. T. Wright focuses on the key question: what precisely happened at Easter? What did the early Christians mean when they said that Jesus of Nazareth had been raised from the dead? What can be said today about this belief? This book, third in Wright’s series Christian Origins and the Question of God, sketches a map of ancient beliefs about life after death, in both the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds. It then highlights the fact that the early Christians' belief about the afterlife belonged firmly on the Jewish spectrum, while introducing several new mutations and sharper definitions. This, together with other features of early Christianity, forces the historian to read the Easter narratives in the gospels, not simply as late rationalizations of early Christian spirituality, but as accounts of two actual events: the empty tomb of Jesus 
Features:848 pages

Author: N. T. Wright
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Paperback Book
Audience: General
 
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