Scripture and the Authority of God
In Scripture and the Authority of God, Tom Wright argues thatGod is the ultimate source of all authority, and that God?sauthority is not primarily about providing the right answersto disputed questions, but about God's sovereign, savingpurposes being declared and accomplished...
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In Scripture and the Authority of God, Tom Wright argues thatGod is the ultimate source of all authority, and that God?sauthority is not primarily about providing the right answersto disputed questions, but about God's sovereign, savingpurposes being declared and accomplished through Jesusand the Spirit.This revised and expanded edition includes two helpful casestudies, looking at what it means to keep Sabbath and at howChristians can defend martial monogamy. These studies notonly offer bold biblical insights but also demonstrate theindispensable role of scripture as the primary resource forteaching and guidance in the Christian life.
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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