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Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus

Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus

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  • Language : English
  • Page : 177 pages


D A Carson, one of today s most notable Bible scholars, introduces the irony, scandal, and greatness of the work done on the cross.How are Christians to approach the central gospel teachings concerning the death and resurrection of Jesus The Bible firmly establishes the historicity of these events and doesn t leave their meanings ambiguous or open to interpretation Eve D A Carson, one of today s most notable Bible scholars, introduces the irony, scandal, and greatness of the work done on the cross.How are Christians to approach the central gospel teachings concerning the death and resurrection of Jesus The Bible firmly establishes the historicity of these events and doesn t leave their meanings ambiguous or open to interpretation Even so, there is an irony and surprising strangeness to the cross Carson shows that this strange irony has deep implications for our lives as he examines the history and theology of Jesus s crucifixion and resurrection Scandalous is the latest addition to the Re Lit series, which highlights important theological truths in accessible and applicable ways Both amateur theologians and general readers will appreciate how Carson deftly preserves weighty theology while simultaneously noting the broader themes of Jesus death and resurrection Through exposition of five primary passages of Scripture, Carson helps us to fully understand and appreciate the scandal of the cross


Author D.A Carson

D.A Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois He has been at Trinity since 1978 Carson came to Trinity from the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he also served for two years as academic dean He has served as assistant pastor and pastor and has done itinerant ministry in Cana




Scandalous: The Cross and Resurrection of Jesus Reviews (31)

  • That was a great book, I will review it when I can. [..]

  • Based on a series of lectures D.A Carson delivered at Seattle s Mars Hill Church in 2008, this book investigates five aspects of Christ s crucifixion and resurrection that are particularly scandalous After all, the message of the cross is an offense Galatians 5 11 It is a stumbling block 1 Corinthia [..]

  • D.A Carson is a master Bible scholar, but able to put things so clearly and succinctly for laypeople I love how he points out the literary use of irony in Matthew His exegesis of Romans 3 21 26 is worth the price of the book, and his treatment of the story of Lazarus is phenomenal This book is a tre [..]

  • D.A Carson is one of my favorite theologians This is a collection of his sermons on the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ Carson spends a significant amount of time detailing the doctrine of penal substitution An interesting and refreshing reminder of the heart of the Gospel and what Christ has [..]

  • This was my second read through of the book, 7 years after I first read it I always appreciate D A Carson s cultural insights He makes the passion week come alive. [..]

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