Message of Ezekiel, The: A New Heart and a New Spirit (Bible Speaks Today Series)
The land was awash with false gods and groaning under all kinds of social evil. Carried off to exile in Babylon, a young Ezekiel was commissioned by the Lord to warn of a devastating judgment. Chris Wright vividly explores Ezekiel's...
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The land was awash with false gods and groaning under all kinds of social evil. Carried off to exile in Babylon, a young Ezekiel was commissioned by the Lord to warn of a devastating judgment. Chris Wright vividly explores Ezekiel's dramatic mission in this highly accessible and practical exposition. 368 pages, from IVP.
Chris Wright vividly explores Ezekiel's varied and dramatic mission at several levels: his unwilting preparation for the task; the social and political background to his work; and the wider mission of his vision.
Christopher J. H. Wright (Ph.D., Cambridge) was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His doctorate is in Old Testament ethics. He taught Old Testament in India for five years (1983-88) at Union Biblical Seminary, and then returned to the faculty of All Nations Christian College, a missionary training school in England, where he was principal from 1993-2001. Wright is now the international director of the Langham Partnership International (known in the United States as John Stott Ministries), providing literature, scholarships and preaching training for pastors in Majority World churches and seminaries.
He has written a number of informative books for thinking Christians including commentaries on Deuteronomy (New International Bible Commentary) and Ezekiel (The Bible Speaks Today), Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, The Mission of God, the Trilogy Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament, Knowing the Holy Spirit through the Old Testament, and Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament and The Uniqueness of Jesus. An ordained Anglican, he serves on the staff of All Souls Church, Langham Place, London, England. His most recent publications are The God I Don't Understand: Reflections on Tough Questions of Faith and Salvation Belongs To Our God.