When I Survey...: Christ's Cross and Ours (Cd-Audio) (York Courses Series)
A 5-session ecumenical COURSE for discussion groups - IDEAL FOR LENT or any time of year Comprising course booklet, course audio and transcript The death of Christ is a dominant and dramatic theme in the New Testament. So...
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A 5-session ecumenical COURSE for discussion groups - IDEAL FOR LENT or any time of year
Comprising course booklet, course audio and transcript
The death of Christ is a dominant and dramatic theme in the New Testament. So it's not surprising that, over the centuries, the Cross has become the symbol of the Christian faith. But Christians do not honour a dead hero; we worship a Living Lord. According to the Bible, the death of Jesus is not the end of a track - it's the gateway into life. His crucifixion gives rise to many key themes and you'll explore some of these in this course including: the place of silence in our noisy world; despair and hope; a suffering world; the challenge of living as disciples when Christianity is no longer mainstream ...
The participants on the course audio are John Bell, General Sir Richard Dannatt and Dr Christina Baxter. Methodist minister Colin Morris provides the thoughtful Closing Reflection at the end of each session.
John L. Bell is a writer, occasional broadcaster, and a member of the Wild Goose Resource Group of the Iona Community, working in the areas of liturgy and spirituality. He is the author of Hard Words for Interesting Times: Biblical texts in contemporary contexts; Thinking Out Loud; He Was In the World and All That Matters
Morris is Professor of Medieval History at Southampton University.
JOHN PRIDMORE was previously Rector of Hackney and lectured at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. Now retired, he lives in Brighton.
Dr Christina Baxter is Principal of St John's College, Nottingham, in the United Kingdom. She is lay chairman of the Church of England's General Synod and a member of the Archbishops' Council, and is also a Reader in the local parishes of Awsworth and Cossall.
David Hope is Archbishop of York and Primate of the Northern Province of the Church of England.