If you aren’t aware, N.T. Wright recently came out with a his newest release, The Paul Debate: Critical Questions for Understanding the Apostle. I appreciate Baylor Press sending a review copy to me! Wright continues to offer thoughts at the table of Pauline studies, this time as a response to the critiques of his massive work, Paul and the Faithfulness of God.
Over at The Pneuma Review, I have just contributed a review of this recently published work. I’ll let you head over there to read the review, but here are a few thoughts from the article: Continue reading
The man pops out books like no one else’s business. And he’s one of the few who is able to engage at both the scholarly and popular level.
As a colleague of mine recently remarked, no one can ever take up Pauline studies (or New Testament or Jesus studies, for that matter) from now on without pouring over Wright’s works. He’s done that much work and has had that much effect over the past few decades!
Well, he’s throwing another work into the masses, set to go live on October 1st of this year.
The Paul Debate: Critical Questions for Understanding the Apostle.
What’s the gist of this shorter, 100-page or so work? Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, N.T. Wright was invited to speak at Google. Interesting, to say the least. I don’t believe Google is looking to “Christianize” itself by any means. Rather, they probably brought in a top-notch, well-known Christian scholar for ratings.
Regardless, he was at Google and he took the time to speak on a topic related to his newest book, Simply Good News. His premise: good news is not the same as good advice. Christians announce good news, not good advice.
Watch it below.
This short video interview with N.T. Wright on how to read Scripture is still one of the best I’ve seen. In particular, I believe he nails it when he likens Scripture to a symphony. Perhaps we should approach Scripture in such a way.
See what you think. Continue reading
On Christmas Eve, a nice little gift arrived in the mail, thanks to HarperOne Publishers. It was N.T. Wright’s newest book, Simply Good News: Why the Gospel Is News and What Makes It Good. It’s set to release on January 6th.
The book comes in the vein of a few of Wright’s other releases in recent years: