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Publication Date: 18 Feb 2010
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 272
Author: Tom Wright
ISBN-13: 9780281061440, 9780281063918

Virtue Reborn

By Tom Wright
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What am I here for? How should I behave? Most Christians, faced with those questions, think in terms either of 'rules' or of 'living authentically' Both lead to problems. In this book, full of fresh biblical exploration, Bishop Tom Wright proposes instead that we inhabit the ancient tradition of virtue once again - but from a thoroughly Christian, not just a philosophical, perspective. The virtues are the strengths we need to get to our goal. Following on from his popular best-selling books Simply Christian and Surprised by Hope, he sees the goal in terms of the whole new creation, with humans renewed to look after it.
About the Author
Tom Wright was Bishop of Durham from 2003-10 and is now Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews. A regular broadcaster on radio and television, he has written over 40 books, including the For Everyone guides to the New Testament and the bestselling Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, Virtue Reborn and Simply Jesus.

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