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Paul: Fresh Perspectives

Format: Digital
, 2005
ISBN: 9780281057399


N. T. Wright, Bishop of Durham, scholar and writer of distinction, turns his attention and considerable enthusiasm to the writings of Paul of Tarsus, whom he considers to be the intellectual equivalent of Plato, Aristotle or Seneca. He captures and reveals illuminating details from Paul’s unique Judaic, Hellenistic, and Roman heritage, allowing a rounded picture to emerge of an integrated philosophy—a unique, Christian theology.

Paul: Fresh Perspectives combines the virtues of detailed scholarship with an accessible style and a passion for exploring the message of Paul. The book is based on the prestigious Hulsean Lectures given by the author in Cambridge in spring 2005.

  • Insights from a leading New Testament scholar
  • Accessibly written, with scholarly content
  • Provides a fresh examination of Paul's thought and theology
  • Part I: Themes
    • Paul’s World, Paul’s Legacy
    • Creation and Covenant
    • Messiah and Apocalyptic
    • Messiah and Apocalyptic
  • Part II: Structures
    • Rethinking God
    • Reworking God’s People
    • Reimagining God’s Future
    • Jesus, Paul and the Task of the Church
  • Title: Paul: Fresh Perspectives
  • Author: N. T. Wright
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Print Publication Date: 2005
  • Logos Release Date: 2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subjects: Paul, the Apostle, Saint; Christianity > New Perspective on Paul
  • ISBN: 9780281057399
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T23:01:32Z

Nicholas Tom Wright, commonly known as N. T. Wright or Tom Wright, is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St. Andrews University. Previously, he was the bishop of Durham. He has researched, taught, and lectured on the New Testament at McGill, Oxford, and Cambridge Universities, and has been named by Christianity Today a top theologian. He is best known for his scholarly contributions to the historical study of Jesus and the New Perspective on Paul. His work interacts with the positions of James Dunn, E. P. Sanders, Marcus Borg, and Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Wright has written and lectured extensively around the world, authoring more than forty books and numerous articles in scholarly journals and popular periodicals. He is best known for his Christian Origins and the Question of God Series, of which four of the anticipated six volumes are finished.