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Book Review – Paul: A Biography By N.T. Wright

December 10th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Apostle Paul, Books

430 pages of text. Less than ten citations of contemporary secondary sources. Roughly a dozen extra-biblical ancient source citations. Another dozen intertestamental/apocryphal citations. Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of scripture citations. All of that to say Wright’s book, “Paul: A biography” is scholarly but not written in direct conversation with various theories of what is […]

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How Much Will N.T. Wright Influence Your Easter Sermon?

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Bible, Religion, Resurrection

N.T. Wright is, without a doubt, the most influential Christian scholar of the 21st century. His writing on Paul, Jesus, resurrection, the Bible and his commentaries are amazingly insightful and pretty hard to ignore. With Easter coming up, I am wondering how many of you feel like your reading of N.T. Wright will have any […]

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Alexander Campbell Sounds a Lot Like N.T. Wright on the New Heavens, New Earth and Resurrection Body

February 20th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Heaven, Religion, Restoration Movement

This quote is from Alexander Campbell’s book “The Christian System” published in 1839, “The Bible begins with the generations of the heavens and the earth; but the Christian revelations ends with the regenerations or new creation of the heavens and the earth. This the ancient promise of God confirmed to us by the Christian Apostles. […]

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Two Great Deals: One from N.T. Wright and One from Logos Bible Software

July 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Bible

Two great deals you don’t want to pass up… N.T. Wright’s book Surprised by Hope is on sale for Kindle for $1.99 Today is the last day to get Logos Free Book of the Month – The Expositor’s Greek Testament, vol 5

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Tom Wright on “What is the Gospel?”

June 20th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Christianity, Gospel, New Testament

If the video doesn’t play for you click here. I love Wright’s focus on Jesus. A couple of years ago there was a lot of discussion regarding where to start with people when sharing the Gospel. The point was made (at the Pepperdine lectures, online and elsewhere) that older generations tend to start with the […]

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Book Giveaway – Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters by N.T. Wright

December 28th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Apostle Paul, Blogging, Books, Christianity, New Testament, Religion

Congratulations to Luke Dockery who won an advance copy of Mark Driscoll’s book that is coming out next week “Who Do You Think You Are?“. I am following that up with another book giveaway. This time it is N.T. Wright’s book Paul for Everyone: The Prison Letters. This is an excellent book and one you […]

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The Restoration Leaders Beat N.T. Wright & Emergening Church To It

January 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Christianity

John Mark Hicks recently blogged about the eschatology of the early Restoration Leaders in a post titled, “Heaven on Earth” – A Stone-Campbell Tradition” In that post Hicks quotes Lipscomb, Harding and Alexander Campbell on the restoration of creation. It seems these guys were picking up on some things that have only recently been popularized […]

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N.T. Wright Weighs in On Hell and Rob Bell

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Christianity

Josh Graves mentioned this link. The video there is only a few minutes long and he doesn’t really give a ton of answers but he does help frame the discussion a little (something Wright is always exceptional at). He does say he is not a universalist but wonders why people in America are so obsessed […]

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Does Matthew’s Structure Parallel the Torah?

May 9th, 2011 · 12 Comments · Bible, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament

Over the last few months I have been writing curriculum on the Sermon on the Mount for our men’s and women’s classes. I have heard several other people begin to study this as well in recent weeks and months and everyone who I have talked to keeps saying they are doing so because it is […]

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The New Testament Scholar Two Step

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Christianity, Humor

Line dancing…something they can all agree on! I tossed Piper in the mix. Maybe I should do one with all the trendy young ministers. Can you imagine Driscoll and Bell dancing hip hop together? Elf Yourself – New Testament Scholar Edition

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