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History and Eschatology: Jesus and the Promise of Natural TheologyBy N. T. WrightBaylor University Press, 2019365 pages (hardcover), $34.95 History and Eschatology presents N. T. Wright’s 2018 Gifford Lectures, a prestigious Scottish lecture series established in the late nineteenth century. The purpose of the series is to promote the study of natural theology. “Natural theology” […]

David VanDrunen
N.T. Wright
Monday, March 1st 2021

The purpose of scripture, Paul says in Romans 15.4, is so that ‘we might have hope.’ He was speaking, of course, of Israel’s scriptures, but with hindsight the same applies to the early Christian writings. If that is so, then a prominent purpose of New Testament study ought to be to explain and illuminate the […]

N.T. Wright
Monday, April 6th 2020

Ask any Sunday school scholar why Jesus died on the cross, and you’re likely to get the same answer: “For our sins!” There’s no question that penal substitution and propitiation get a lot of air time in confessional Protestant circles. If there’s one thing the reformational church is known for, it’s a keen awareness of […]

Michael S. Horton
N.T. Wright
Thursday, March 1st 2018

I find it impossible," says N. T. Wright, "to imagine a growing and maturing church or Christian doing without the Psalms. And that is why (to be frank) a fair amount of contemporary Christian music has worried me for some time" (165). In this latest offering from Tom Wright, both individual Christian devotion and corporate […]

John J. Bombaro
N.T. Wright
Monday, December 30th 2013

Simply Jesus is simply wonderful. This is N. T. Wright's best popular-level book since The Challenge of Jesus, eclipsing its sister publication Simply Christian in every way. As a precursor to the highly anticipated How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels (HarperOne, 2012), Tom Wright first sets the stage with a full, […]

John J. Bombaro
N.T. Wright
Tuesday, May 1st 2012

N. T. Wright's book Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church is a running complaint about the dominance of fundamentalist and liberal approaches to death, the resurrection, the intermediate state, and the mission of the church. Surprised by Hope is more polemical than insightful, too condescending to be comforting, […]

Kim Riddlebarger
N.T. Wright
Friday, December 17th 2010

“Modern Reformation has championed confessional Reformation theology in an anti-confessional and anti-theological age.”

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