The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion

The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus's Crucifixion

by N. T. Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062334398
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 161,466
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

N. T. Wright, one of the world’s leading Bible scholars, is the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews, an Anglican bishop, and bestselling author. Featured on ABC News, The Colbert Report, Dateline, and Fresh Air, Wright is the award-winning author of Simply Good News, Simply Jesus, Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, How God Became King, Scripture and the Authority of God, Surprised by Scripture, and The Case for the Psalms, as well as the recent translation of the New Testament The Kingdom New Testament and the much heralded series Christian Origins and the Question of God.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction

1 A Vitally Important Scandal Why the Cross? 3

2 Wrestling with the Cross, Then and Now 19

3 The Cross in Its First-Century Setting 51

Part 2 "In Accordance with the Bible": The Stories of Israel

4 The Covenant of Vocation 73

5 "In All the Scriptures" 89

6 The Divine Presence and the Forgiveness of Sins 107

7 Suffering, Redemption, and Love 121

Part 3 The Revolutionary Rescue

8 New Goal, New Humanity 145

9 Jesus's Special Passover 169

10 The Story of the Rescue 195

11 Paul and the Cross: Apart from Romans 227

12 The Death of Jesus in Paul's Letter to the Romans: The New Exodus 263

13 The Death of Jesus in Paul's Letter to the Romans: Passover and Atonement 295

Part 4 The Revolution Continues

14 Passover People 355

15 The Powers and the Power of Love 383

Acknowledgments 417

Scripture Index 421

Subject Index 427

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