This volume contains a distillation of Tom Wright’s meditations on the wisdom of Jesus and the apostles, drawn from his popular For Everyone series. Wright divides his work into five main sections which discuss the wisdom of the spirit, the transformation of the self, the greatest of the virtues, the path of the disciple, and the renewal of the world. He offers compelling translations of key passages and insightful commentary on New Testament teaching on discipleship and the meaning of Christian love. Wright also includes stimulating questions for personal reflection or group discussion, making this an ideal resource for personal or group study. This helpful devotional resource is for fans of the For Everyone commentaries as well as for anyone who has not yet read them.
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Nicholas Tom Wright is a 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. 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 40 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.