Simply Christian:Why Christianity Makes Sense

Simply Christian:Why Christianity Makes Sense

Why is justice fair? Why do we crave relationships? Why are so many people pursuing spirituality? For two thousand years Christianity has claimed to answer these mysteries, and in Simply Christian, renowned biblical scholar and Anglican bishop N. T. Wright demonstrates that it still does so today.

Like C. S. Lewis in his classic Mere Christianity, Wright makes the case for Christian faith from the ground up, assuming that the reader has no predisposition to and perhaps even some negativity toward religion in general and Christianity in particular. Simply Christian serves as a straightforward introduction for those unfamiliar with the faith, and a source of thoughtful, accessible scholarship for everyone.

N. T. Wright is Bishop of Durham for the Church of England. He is one of today's leading theologians and author of Jesus and the Victory of God, which is widely regarded as one of the most significant studies in the contemporary "Third Quest" of the historical Jesus. He taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. Among his many published works are The Challenge of Jesus, The Meaning of Jesus (co-authored with Marcus Borg), and What Saint Paul Really Said.

"Fresh, engaging, and highly readable, Tom Wright has the gift of being both profound and as simple as needs be. Simply Christian lives up to its title -- an invaluable guide for seekers and doubters as well as believers."

- Os Guinness, author of Unspeakable: Facing Up to the Challenge of Faith--Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy, University of Southern California, and author of The Divine Conspiracy
Publication Date: 
February 9, 2010