The Meal Jesus Gave Us

The Meal Jesus Gave Us

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The Meal Jesus Gave Us by Tom Wright

In this introductory volume, perfect for Protestant new member and confirmation classes, acclaimed theologian and writer Tom Wright explains in clear and vivid style the background of the Last Supper, the ways in which Christians have interpreted this event over the centuries, and what it all means for us today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664226343
Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Edition description: 1ST US
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

N. T. Wright is the Bishop of Durham in the Church of England. He is a prolific author and noted New Testament scholar, and was named by Christianity Today in 1999 as one of the world's top five theologians. He has written over thirty books, both at the scholarly level and for a popular audience.

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Part 1How it all began
1The birthday party3
2The freedom party9
3The Last Supper (or was it the first?)15
4New meal, new family19
5New meal, new story23
6New meal, new life27
Part 2The thank-you party
7Putting the story together today33
8The party and the parties39
9Living in God's time45
10Jesus' death then and now49
11A taste of what's to come55
12The presence of Jesus59
13The greatest drama ever staged65
14The greatest drama ever staged (part 2)69
15Table manners and table matters75

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