The book begins with N. T. Wright's auspicious essay of1978, when as a young, aspiring scholar he gave theannual Tyndale lecture in Cambridge, and proposed, forthe first time, ?a new perspective? on Pauline theology.The book ends with an expanded version...
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The book begins with N. T. Wright's auspicious essay of1978, when as a young, aspiring scholar he gave theannual Tyndale lecture in Cambridge, and proposed, forthe first time, ?a new perspective? on Pauline theology.The book ends with an expanded version of a paper hegave in Leuven in 2012, when as a seasoned scholar at theheight of his powers, he explored the foundational role ofAbraham in Romans and Galatians. In all, the thirty-threearticles published here provide a rich feast for all studentsof Paul, both seasoned and aspiring. Each one will amplyreward those looking for detailed, incisive and exquisitelynuanced exegesis, resulting in a clearer, deeper and moreinformed appreciation of Paul's great theologicalachievement.
N.T.(Tom) Wright (D.Phil., University of Oxford) is Reseach Professor in Christian Origins at St Mary's College in the Divinity School of St Andrew's University, Scotalnd. Formerly Bishop of Durham, he was recently named by Christianity Today as one of the top five theologians in the world. Once Canon Theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral, he taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities.
Wright's full-scale works The New Testament and the People of God; Jesus and the Victory of God; and The Resurrection of the Son of God are part of a projected six-volume series entitled Christian Origins and the Question of God.
Among his many other published works are The Original Jesus; What Saint Paul Really Said and The Climax of the Covenant. He is also co-author with Marcus Borg of The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions
His commentaries include Colossians and Philemon (The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series), the 12 volume For Everyone series, Romans (New Interpreter's Bible Commentary); Galatians (The Horizons Theological Commentary) and The Letter to the Philippians (International Critical Commentary)
Most recently he has released Surprised by Hope; Small Faith--Great God; Virtue Reborn and Justification: God's Plan and Paul's Vision.
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