surprised by hope

April 29, 2008

I suppose it’s not a secret that I’ve been reading Surprised by Hope by NT Wright based on my last few posts. After finishing it, I can say that it was what I hoped it would be. It almost feels crass to say it so, but Surprised by Hope is NT Wright’s theology of end […]

wholes, not souls

April 28, 2008

And salvation only does what it’s meant to do when those who have been saved, are being saved, and will one day fully be saved realize that they are saved not as souls but as wholes and not for themselves alone but for what God now longs to do through them. — NT Wright, Surprised […]

so much for harp lessons

April 22, 2008

So far from sitting on clouds playing harps, as people often imagine, the redeemed people of God in the new world will be agents of his love going out in new ways, to accomplish new creative tasks, to celebrate and extend the glory of his love. — NT Wright, Surprised by Hope

this is the book i wanted to write…

April 20, 2008

“Dang. NT Wright beat me to it.” That’s what keeps going through my head as I’ve been reading Surprised by Hope. When I think of how I want to use my voice, one of the main themes that comes up is dualism. Simply put, dualism is the idea that this physical world is a mess […]