Blog Archives: April 2010

Easter Monday and Beyond

April 05, 2010
N. T. Wright is a leading New Testament scholar whose books The Resurrection of the Son of God (2003) and Surprised By Hope (2008) have helped me wrestle with the resurrection of Jesus and its implications for the Church and the world.  I find his sentiment about the Easter season to be most helpful: “My biggest problem starts on Easter Monday. I regard it as absurd and unjustifiable that we should spend forty days keeping Lent, pondering what it means, preaching about self-denial, being at least a little gloomy, and then bringing it all to a ...