2008February11, Monday

Bishop Wright Is At It Again

Posted in Current Events, Theology at 13:39 by Trey Austin

Here is an interview with the Right Reverend N. T. Wright, Bishop of Durham, England, by TIME magazine on the issue of popular notions of life after death. As usual, Bishop Wright is not only provocative, but edifying in what he says.

I have often addressed these very issues in my own pastoral ministry. As one of my seminary professors stated, “Gnosticism is alive and well in the Church today.” We do need much more of a focus on the resurrection and our eternal purpose that we find in Christ through his resurrection rather than an attempt to escape the world the way Gnostics do. To quote the Apostles’ Creed, “I believe…in the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting, Amen.”

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1 Comment »

  1. Borg Blog said,

    Wrighting Christianity’s Gnostic Notions of Heaven…

    Here’s a very interesting, and very good, article – actually, an interview with Anglican theologian NT Wright – in TIME magazine: “Christians Wrong About Heaven, Says Bishop.”
    I especially appreciate this statement:
    Our culture is ver…


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