After You Believe by N. Wright
Why Christian Character Matters

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In After You Believe, award-winning author and esteemed spiritual leader Bishop N.T. Wright (Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope) addresses the often neglected question of how Christians ought to live in the here and now. Newsweek calls Bishop Wright “the world’s leading New Testament scholar,” and After You Believe is essential reading for fans of C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity, or anyone looking to understand more about Christianity and life’s real purpose today.
 

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N.T. WRIGHT is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world's leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at University of St. Andrews's School of Divinity. For twenty years he taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities, and he has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, and Fresh Air. Wright is the award-winning author of After You Believe, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, The Challenge of Jesus, The Meaning of Jesus (coauthored with Marcus Borg), as well as the much heralded series Christian Origins and the Question of God.
 
Published February 14, 2010 by HarperCollins e-books. 324 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Examiner

Have you ever thought:“I know I’m a Christian, but there has to be more to Christian living than waiting around for heaven.” If so, After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters is the book for you.

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Those who think of becoming a Christian as nothing more than a fire insurance policy --- guaranteeing a flame-retardant eternity --- reduce the journey of faith to its lowest form and miss the richness of becoming a follower of Jesus.

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Spirituality & Practice

Wright also wants to be crystal clear that whereas Aristotle's virtuous man was to take credit for his own character creation, the Christian gives the glory to God's own spirit.

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