suptised by hope:// chapter 4

“This then is the more of less universal witness of the early Christians: that they are who they are, they do what they do, they tell the stories they tell not because of a new religious experience or insight but because of something that happened; something that happened to the crucified Jesus; something that they […]

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surprised by hope://chapter 3

“…What sort of an event was it? Just how empty was the tomb on Easter morning?… What should we believe about Jesus’ resurrection, and why?… The issue is not whether the Bible is true or not. The issue is not whether miracles occur or not. The issue is not whether we believe something called the […]

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Suprised by Hope://chapter 2

NT Wright asks the question “How do you see death?” There has been, in fact, an oscillation between two polls… Some envision death as a horrid enemy, stalking it’s pray. This is often combined with the firm proclamation that, though an enemy, death will finally be defeated… The other pole of belief is represented by […]

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Suprised By Hope://chapter one

“First, what is the ultimate Christian hope? Second, what hope is there for change, rescue, transformation, new possibilities within the world at the present?” (pg5) Monday night at the Lompic, Chris and I started talking about the problem of suffering… which is really the problem of evil… which is really the problem of sin. My […]

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