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Publication Date: 11 Oct 2016
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 432
Author: Tom Wright
ISBN-13: 9780281061457, 9780281077205, 9780281078608

The Day the Revolution Began

Rethinking The Meaning Of Jesus' Crucifixion
By Tom Wright
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Summary
In The Day the Revolution Began Tom Wright invites you to consider the full meaning of the event at the heart of the Christian faith – Jesus’ crucifixion.

As he did in his acclaimed Surprised by Hope, Wright once again challenges commonly held beliefs, this time arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in reshaping our understanding of the Cross.

With his characteristic rigour and incisiveness, he goes back to the New Testament to show that Jesus’ death not only releases us from the guilt and power of sin, but is nothing less than the beginning of a world-wide revolution that continues to this day – a revolution that creates and energizes a movement responsible for restoring and reconciling the whole of God’s creation.

The Day the Revolution Began will take you to a new level in your appreciation of the meaning of Jesus’ sacrifice: opening up its powerful and amazing implications, inspiring you with a renewed sense of purpose and hope, and reminding you of the crucial role you can play in the world-transforming movement that Jesus started.
About the Author
Tom (N. T.) Wright is Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews.
Press Reviews

If the Immortal has died, then everything needs to be rethought. Tom Wright marshals his deep knowledge of the first century world, his architectonic grasp of early Christianity, his sharp intelligence, his refusal to be forced into false either-ors, his humanity and his integrity, to help us give us a bigger and richer view of the Cross – and a call to revolutionary cross-shaped living.

- Michael Lloyd, Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and author of Café Theology

This stimulating book is highly recommended.

- Church of England Newspaper

Another magisterial book from Bishop Tom Wright. It is impossible ... not to be inspired by it.

- Church Times

a ‘comprehensive and stimulating book'

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