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Broken Signposts

How Christianity Makes Sense of the World

by Tom Wright

Explore the ideals of Christianity with Tom Wright as your guide. This look at the Gospel of John unearths the very foundation of Christianity and how it points to the world.

  • Want to see how Christianity explains the world?

  • This new book from Tom Wright looks at John's Gospel as signposts to meaning

  • You'll see how issues like love and justice are rooted in Christianity

  • Author

    Tom Wright

  • Book Format

    Hardback

  • Publisher

    SPCK Publishing

  • Published

    October 2020

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Product Description

Justice, Love, Spirituality, Beauty, Freedom, Truth and Power. These are ideals that we all strive for, yet so often we find ourselves falling short. Why is that?

In this deeply insightful meditation, Tom Wright looks to the Gospel of John for answers. With his characteristic wisdom, he shows how John can help us to see not only why we strive for these ideals, or ‘signposts’, but also why we so often experience them as broken. He also shows how Christianity provides us with the vision and resources for engaging with the questions posed by each signpost, pointing to a clear and compelling explanation of the world, and of our role and responsibility within it.

Introduction: The Seven Signposts

1: Justice

Interlude: On Reading John

2: Love

Interlude: God's Covenant Love in John's Scriptural Imagination

3: Spirituality

Interlude: The Messiah in John

4: Beauty

Interlude: John and the Jewish Festivals

5: Freedom

Interlude: On Reading John and Listening for Jesus

6: Truth

Interlude: Who, Then, is Jesus?

7: Power

Conclusion: Mending the Broken Signposts

Tom Wright is Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews and Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He is the author of over seventy books, including The Day the Revolution Began (2017), Paul: A biography (2018), The New Testament in its World (with Michael F. Bird, 2019), History and Eschatology (2019) and The New Testament for Everyone (2019).

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  • Author

    Tom Wright

  • Book Format

    Hardback

  • Publisher

    SPCK Publishing

  • Published

    October 2020

  • Weight

    502g

  • Page Count

    265

  • Dimensions

    164 x 241 x 25 mm

  • ISBN

    9780281084937

  • ISBN-10

    0281084939

  • Eden Code

    5211279

More Information

  • Author/Creator: Tom Wright

  • ISBN: 9780281084937

  • Publisher: SPCK Publishing

  • Release Date: October 2020

  • Weight: 502g

  • Dimensions: 164 x 241 x 25 mm

  • Eden Code: 5211279


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