Wednesday, November 07, 2012


"Christians particularly in the western world have for a long time been divided between "epistles people" and "gospels people". The epistles people have thought of Christianity primarily on terms of Jesus's death and resurrection saving us from our sins. The gospels people have thought in terms of following Jesus in feeding the Hungry, helping the poor, and so on the epistles people have often found it difficult to give a clear account of what was going on in jesus's kingdom announcement and his call to his followers to be perfect. The gospels people have often found it difficult to explain why the Jesus who was doing this had to die and die so soon. This either keeping does no justice to Jesus himself who through his death and resurrection was able to establish the kingdom he had already begun to inaugurate." Wright, N. T. (2010:96). Virtue reborn . London: Society for Promoting Christian

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