#027 – Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright (Pt 2 – Puzzled About Paradise) [Podcast]

Not only is the world at large confused about death, but most in the Christian world as well.  There are many people “puzzled about Paradise.”  What is “heaven” and isn’t the “kingdom of heaven” just another way of saying the same thing?  What is this thing called “Paradise” and how has the Church so radically gotten away from the earliest Christian view of the afterlife?

Puzzled About Paradise

Puzzled About Paradise

In this lesson, we talk about some of the things that has confused the church on this issue … from not understanding a Jewish mindset, down to the very music we listen to in church.

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“Puzzled About Paradise” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Christian confusion about hope
  • Exploring the options
  • The effects of confusion
  • Confusion from our music and hymns
  • Confusion from our church services
  • Confusion from our funerals
  • Wider implications of confusion

“Puzzled About Paradise” Episode Resources

In this episode I mentioned several resources, including:

Note: The first link below is for the book, and the 2nd link is for the DVD.


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