Dr. Larry Hurtado joins the show to discuss early Christianity including Christian distinctiveness, what made Christianity bizarre, Christianity as a philosophy, God of love, the improbability of Resurrection in the first century and his book Destroyer of the gods.
N.T. Wright returns to the show to discuss resurrection vs. resuscitation, humanity’s vocation, tickets to Heaven, Wrath, pagan views of God, and his new book The Day the Revolution Began.
For more of the work of Dr. Wright go to NTWrightonline.org
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Joshua Ryan Butler returns to the show discuss his trip to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis, bad views of God as an excuse to not live in relationship with God, Jesus as the ideal for Humanity, the difference between people who commit genocide and those who don’t, and Josh’s new book The Pursuing God.
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Jonathan Storment is back on to discuss all things February from the podcast including celebrities in churches, why Jonathan’s blog crashed, Henri Nouwen, missions, grief, pastors changing, certainty, and we give a preview of the next month’s guests.
Josh Ross and Jonathan Storment return to the show to discuss what book kept Jonathan in Church, N.T. Wright’s Surprised by Hope brought to life in Memphis and Abilene, a better story than Rapture theology, living from Resurrection, Imagination, Resurrection being Good News even for those who don’t believe and their new book Bringing Heaven to Earth.
If you want to win a copy of this book, post a pic of where Heaven is breaking in amongst your city, your church, your school or your life and post it on Twitter with the Hashtag #BringingHeaven and we will select two of them to receive a free copy of this book.
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Bishop N.T. Wright joins the show to discuss the his hardest book to write, C.S. Lewis vs. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Colbert Report, the fifth signpost he would add to Simply Christian, Good News vs. Good Advice, Kingdom, New Creation, Hope vs. Evidence, and his newest book Simply Good News.