Tag Archives: New Testament Studies

N.T. Wright on Critical Realism and the Gospels

many people suppose that learning to read the gospels involves learning to read between the lines and discovering that what’s actually going on isn’t really “about” Jesus at all, but “about” Matthew’s (or Mark’s, or Luke’s, or John’s) theology, about … Continue reading

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Bauckham on The Theology of Revelation

Since childhood, Revelation, or The Apocalypse of St. John, has been one of my favorite books in the Bible. The imagery and drama captured my imagination, and the promise of a city where there is no sorrow has gotten me … Continue reading

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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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Hays on Intertextuality in Paul

“‘The word is near you, on your lips and in your heart.’ The texts that envelop us speak through us; resonant speech discovers typologies that interpret present experience through the language of predecessors. But these typologies come to us unbidden, … Continue reading

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Allison on Intertextuality

But how does the contemporary reader of an ancient work come to perceive such exchanges? Or, more simply, when is an allusion an illusion?Anyone familiar with the critical literature on the New Testament knows that the discovery of allusions is … 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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