N. T. Wright: Jesus’ Death Does More For Us Than Get Us Into Heaven

Mike Bird at Christianity Today has an interview with N. T. Wright on his latest book The Day the Revolution Began.  The big idea of this book is that Jesus’ death on the cross does much more than get us to heaven when we die and if that is all we believe we are missing a critical aspect of what He accomplished.  The New Testament speaks of Jesus’ death as the defeat of the evil powers that have held the world in captivity, with the strong implication that the world is going to change as a result.  As Christians we are a part of bringing that change to pass.  In this interview Wright talks about the book and about how Christians ought to view the cross.

Read:  N. T. Wright:  The Church Continues the Revolution Jesus Started

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