--N.T. Wright, Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church
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I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)
Monday, May 09, 2016
A "Risen" Jesus Without a Body Is a Domesticated, Non-Revolutionary Jesus
"We could cope-- the world could cope-- with a Jesus who ultimately remains a wonderful idea inside his disciples' minds and hearts. The world cannot cope with a Jesus who comes out of the tomb, who inaugurates God's new creation right in the middle of the old one."