The Day the Revolution Began

  • by N. T. Wright
  • Narrated by James Langton
  • 15 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The renowned scholar, Anglican bishop, and best-selling author widely considered to be the heir to C. S. Lewis contemplates the central event at the heart of the Christian faith - Jesus' crucifixion - arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in transforming our understanding of its meaning.
In The Day the Revolution Began, N. T. Wright once again challenges commonly held Christian beliefs, as he did in his acclaimed Surprised by Hope. Demonstrating the rigorous intellect and breathtaking knowledge that have long defined his work, Wright argues that Jesus' death on the cross was not only to absolve us of our sins, it was actually the beginning of a revolution commissioning the Christian faithful to a new vocation - a royal priesthood responsible for restoring and reconciling all of God's creation.
Wright argues that Jesus' crucifixion must be understood within the much larger story of God's purposes to bring heaven and earth together. The Day the Revolution Began offers a grand picture of Jesus' sacrifice and its full significance for the Christian faith, inspiring believers with a renewed sense of mission, purpose, and hope and reminding them of the crucial role the Christian faith must play in protecting and shaping the future of the world.


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An important book

This is a break through book. At last I am able to grasp what it means to say that Jesus died for my sins according to the scriptures.
This is a must read for any one who is struggling with the impoverished contemporary interpretations of the crucifixion of Jesus.
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- Russel P Montgomery


both reading and putting into practice this book is not easy, but doable. quite brilliant. A needed reformation?
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-10-2016
  • Publisher: HarperAudio