Category Archives: N.T. Wright

Paul and the Faithfulness of God

I’ve been waiting for volume 4 in N.T. Wright’s magisterial Christian Origins and the Question of God series for a long time. Thankfully the long-awaited return from exile has come near in the form of 3 books: Paul and the Faithfulness of … Continue reading

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Wright on the Strange Story of Israel

“Whether you read the Old Testament as set out in most English Bibles from Genesis to Malachi or whether you read it in the Hebrew canon from Genesis  to Chronicles with the prophets in the middle, you are still left … Continue reading

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How God Became King

Worth an hour of your time. The book comes out next week.

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N.T. Wright on How to Read the Bible

The Whole Sweep of Scripture, by N.T. Wright. from Reality Adorn on Vimeo. I’ve been posting an inordinate amount of videos lately, but this one was too good not to share. Seriously, I love everything this man has to say. … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright on Jesus

“My proposal is that Jesus took his own story seriously- so seriously that, having recommended to his followers a particular way of being Israel-for-the-sake-of-the-world, he made that way thematic for his own sense of vocation, his own belief about how … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright to the Next Generation

HT:Patrick Schreiner

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>Davidic and Solomonic Parallels in Jesus’ Ministry

>”Challenged about his activity, Jesus responded with a parallel: when David was roaming the country with his group of followers, he had the right as the anointed (but not yet enthroned) king to override the normal code of practice. The … Continue reading

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>Wright on Mark 13

>”Most popular Christian readings of the text, not least within fundamentalism, have shared Schweitzer’s understanding that Jesus predicted the end of the world, but have said that, since this did not happen within a generation, Jesus must have meant something … Continue reading

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>Wright on Salvation and Exile

>”From the point of view of a first-century Jew, ‘forgiveness of sins’ could never simply by a private blessing, though to be sure it was that as well, as Qumran amply testifies. Overarching the situation of the individual was the … Continue reading

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>Wright on Colossians 1

>The small house church I am apart of here is working through the book of Colossians (which I might add, was originally written to a small group of Christians not far from here, 2000 years ago) and this Friday it … Continue reading

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