Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense

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Not since C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity has such a wise and informed leader taken the time to explain what Christianity is and how it is practiced. In Simply Christian, renowned biblical scholar and Anglican bishop N.T. Wright makes a case for Christianity from the ground up. Walking the reader through the Christian faith step-by-step and question by question, Wright's Simply Christian offers explanations for even the toughest doubt-filled skeptics, leaving believers with a reason for renewed faith.

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Provides an introduction to Christianity - what Christians believe, and why, how should we live!

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"Fresh, engaging, and highly readable.Simply Christian [is] an invaluable guide for seekers and doubters as well as believers." -- Os Guinness, author of Unspeakable: Facing Up to the Challenge of Faith

"We are in Mere Christianity territory here [...] Bound to be a classic."--Rob Bell, author of Velvet Elvis

"Simply Christian is an amazing testimony to the vitality...of the Christian faith--and to the skill of N. T. Wright."--Will Willimon, Bishop, North Alabama Conference, United Methodist Church

"Simply Christian is simply outstanding. It will confirm, challenge, and deepen your grasp of Christian faith and practice."--Christianity Today

"[No one] has done more to clarify what [...] Christianity looks like in our day than Tom Wright."--John Ortberg, teaching pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

"Readers will welcome such ready access to one of the fine teachers of the church."--Walter Brueggemann

"Wright attempts a 21st-century counterpart to Lewis's Mere Christianity. . . . notably clear, readable and thought-provoking."--Richard Ostling, AP

"Fresh, engaging, and highly readable...Simply Christian [is] an invaluable guide for seekers and doubters as well as believers."--Os Guinness, author of Unspeakable: Facing Up to the Challenge of Faith

"Wright offers...[an] intelligent view of Christianity, and his title invites us to compare his work with Lewis's [...] Mere Christianity."--Washington Post

"N.T. Wright is simply crucial; his writing can transform one's life."--Anne Rice, author of CHRIST THE LORD

"Brilliant Bishop Wright is one of God's best gifts to our decaying Western church..."--J.I. Packer, professor of theology, Regent College

"N.T. Wright is uniquely qualified to convey the enduring substance of Christian life and thought to contemporary people."--Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy, University of Southern California, and author of The Divine Conspiracy

Readers will welcome such ready access to one of the fine teachers of the church. --Walter Brueggemann"

[No one] has done more to clarify what [...] Christianity looks like in our day than Tom Wright. --John Ortberg, teaching pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church"

Fresh, engaging, and highly readable Simply Christian [is] an invaluable guide for seekers and doubters as well as believers. --Os Guinness, author of Unspeakable: Facing Up to the Challenge of Faith"

N.T. Wright is uniquely qualified to convey the enduring substance of Christian life and thought to contemporary people. --Dallas Willard, professor of philosophy, University of Southern California, and author of The Divine Conspiracy"

Brilliant Bishop Wright is one of God s best gifts to our decaying Western church... --J.I. Packer, professor of theology, Regent College"

We are in Mere Christianity territory here [...] Bound to be a classic. --Rob Bell, author of Velvet Elvis"

N.T. Wright is simply crucial; his writing can transform one s life. --Anne Rice, author of CHRIST THE LORD"

Wright attempts a 21st-century counterpart to Lewis s Mere Christianity. . . . notably clear, readable and thought-provoking. --Richard Ostling, AP"

Wright offers...[an] intelligent view of Christianity, and his title invites us to compare his work with Lewis s [...] Mere Christianity. --Washington Post"

Simply Christian is simply outstanding. It will confirm, challenge, and deepen your grasp of Christian faith and practice. --Christianity Today"

Simply Christian is an amazing testimony to the vitality of the Christian faith and to the skill of N. T. Wright. --Will Willimon, Bishop, North Alabama Conference, United Methodist Church"

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