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Creation, Power and Truth: The Gospel in a World of Cultural Confusion

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, 2013
ISBN: 9780281069873
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Overview

In Creation, Power and Truth, Tom Wright invites readers to consider the crucial ways in which the Christian gospel challenges and subverts the intellectual, moral, and political values that pervade contemporary culture. He asks searching questions about three defining characteristics of our time: neo-gnosticism, neo-imperialism, and postmodernity.

Employing a robust trinitarian framework, Wright looks afresh at key elements of the biblical story while drawing out new and unexpected connections between ancient and modern worldviews. The result is a vigorous critique of common cultural assumptions and controlling narratives, past and present. Creation, Power and Truth is a compelling read for all who want to hear, speak, and live the gospel of Christ in a world of cultural confusion.

  • Considers how the gospel challenges the values of contemporary culture
  • Counters the arguments of contemporary worldviews and postmodernity
  • Examines the biblical narrative, drawing out new connections between the ancient and modern
  • Introduction
  • God the Creator in a World of Neo-Gnosticism
  • Jesus the Lord: The Gospel and the New Imperialism
  • Spirit of Truth in a Postmodern World
  • Conclusion
  • Title: Creation, Power and Truth: The Gospel in a World of Cultural Confusion
  • Author: N. T. Wright
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Print Publication Date: 2013
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subject: Bible. N.T. Gospels > Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • ISBNs: 9780281069873, 9780281069880
  • Resource ID: LLS:CRTNPWRTRTH
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2018-10-23T17:14:05Z

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N. T. Wright

Nicholas Thomas “Tom” Wright (1948–) has been named by Christianity Today as one of our time’s top theologians. He is currently professor of New Testament and early Christianity at St. Andrews University. Wright holds a bachelor’s degree in theology, a master’s in Anglican ministry, and a DPhil, all from University of Oxford.

A fellow and chaplain at Cambridge from 1978 to 1981, he then served as assistant professor of New Testament language and literature at McGill University in Montreal. Before becoming a chaplain, tutor, lecturer, and fellow at Oxford in 1986, Wright served as dean of Lichfield Cathedral, canon theologian of Westminster Abbey, and bishop of Durham.

His academic work has usually been published under the name “N. T. Wright,” but works such as What St. Paul Really Said and Simply Christian, aimed at a more popular readership, were published under the less formal name of “Tom Wright.”

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