The Resource Surprised by hope : Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church., N. T Wright, (downloadable audiobook)

Surprised by hope : Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church., N. T Wright, (downloadable audiobook)

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Surprised by hope : Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church.
Title
Surprised by hope
Title remainder
Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church.
Statement of responsibility
N. T Wright
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eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking book—available in audio for the first time—renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright argues that Christians have not distorted the Bible's message about heaven and what happens after we die.For years, Christians have been asking, "If you died tonight, do you know where you would go?" It turns out that many believers have been giving the wrong answer. It is not heaven.Wright outlines the present confusion about a Christian's future hope and shows how it is deeply intertwined with how we live today. Wright asserts that Christianity's most distinctive idea is bodily resurrection, and provides a magisterial defense for a literal resurrection of Jesus. Wright then explores our expectation of "new heavens and a new earth," revealing what happens to the dead until then and what will happen with the "second coming" of Jesus. For many, including many Christians, it will come as a great surprise to learn that heaven comes to earth instead of us going to heaven.Wright convincingly argues that what we believe about life after death directly affects what we believe about life before death. For if God intends to renew the whole creation—and if this has already begun in Jesus's resurrection—the church cannot stop at "saving souls" but must anticipate the eventual renewal by working for God's kingdom in the wider world, bringing healing and hope in the present life
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Wright, N. T
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Narrator: James Langton
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  • Langton, James
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  • Nonfiction
  • Religion & Spirituality
Target audience
adult
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Surprised by hope : Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church., N. T Wright, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3326430
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062836342
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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unknown
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7DE93BDD-46AB-4969-B602-F7D3FFDF4AAC
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
Surprised by hope : Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church., N. T Wright, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3326430
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000007de93bdd-46ab-4969-b602-f7d3ffdf4aac
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062836342
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
7DE93BDD-46AB-4969-B602-F7D3FFDF4AAC
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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