HarperOne to Publish N.T. Wright’s ‘Simply Christian’ in Paperback for the First Time

Now, fifteen years after its initial publication and as a testament to its enduring legacy, SIMPLY CHRISTIAN: Why Christianity Makes Sense (HarperOne | March 8, 2021) is available in paperback for the first time. Like Lewis, Wright favors contemporary, conversational language, rendering the loftiest of theological concepts accessible to the modern reader. Wright revived the tradition of books like C.S. Drawing on his robust knowledge of Christianity—Newsweek has hailed him "the world’s leading New Testament scholar"—Wright provides guidance to both Christian theory and practice. WrightTrade Paperback ReprintHarperOne | March 2021 | $17. Wright is the former bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world’s leading Bible scholars. 99 | 256 pagesISBN 978-0060872700SOURCE HarperCollins PublishersCONTACT: Courtney Nobile, 212-207-7127, Courtney.Nobile@harpercollins.com Related Linksharpercollins.com/

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Tweet It quickly became Wright’s best-known work. His award-winning books include the Christian Origins and the Question of God series, Paul: A Biography, Broken Signposts, Surprised by Hope, Simply Jesus, The Case for the Psalms, How God Became King, After You Believe, and Scripture and the Authority of God,. Religious affiliation and practice are on the decline worldwide. Andrews. Lewis’s seminal work Mere Christianity: SIMPLY CHRISTIAN articulates the essence of Christianity for a new generation, written with generosity, humanity, and remarkable clarity. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:N.T. Why do we crave relationships with others?—and finds, each time, that the answer lies in the divine. SIMPLY CHRISTIAN is dotted with moments of marvel; meditations on beauty and nature; and, throughout, an unmissable sense of wonder that is itself a profound attestation to the work of God. In the United States, the number of self-identified Christians has plummeted, particularly among younger Americans. With insight and candor, Wright illuminates the ideals that form the religion’s foundation, the teachings of the church, and rituals such as worship and prayer that sustain an individual’s relationship to the faith. A volume of quiet and unusual power, SIMPLY CHRISTIAN investigates basic inquiries—Why do humans have an inherent passion for justice? SIMPLY CHRISTIANWhy Christianity Makes SenseBy N.T. NEWS PROVIDED BYHarperCollins PublishersMarch 8, 2021NEW YORK, March 8, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ — With the release of SIMPLY CHRISTIAN in 2006, New Testament scholar and Anglican bishop N.T. And with the addition of a discussion guide for groups and individuals, the paperback edition of SIMPLY CHRISTIAN engages the reader even more fully. He serves as Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University as well as being professor emeritus of the New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. He recognizes obstacles some face in embracing Christianity, such as the difficulty of reconciling one’s scientific beliefs with the miracle of resurrection, and the off-putting perception that Christian doctrine is punitive and restrictive. Writing with authority, but without any trace of didacticism or condescension, Wright’s narrative is as accessible to agnostics, atheists, and avowed skeptics as it is to seekers and lifelong believers. SIMPLY CHRISTIAN addresses such barriers with substance and thoughtfulness.This edition arrives at a moment of historic significance. Wright has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air. Poised to reach a new generation of readers who may have been driven away from the church, SIMPLY CHRISTIAN cuts through the noise and reveals truths about the Christian faith that prove its perennial relevance. Though Wright relies on a pristine, highly readable style, he also writes with bursts of stunning lyricism. He is also the translator of The Kingdom New Testament.