The New Testament You Never Knew Study Guide
Do you know the real story behind the New Testament? We all share a fascination for discovering 'the rest of the story.' We enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes facts about seemingly familiar events. In The New Testament You Never Knew,...
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Do you know the real story behind the New Testament?
We all share a fascination for discovering 'the rest of the story.' We enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes facts about seemingly familiar events. In The New Testament You Never Knew, well-known Bible scholars N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird team up to take you on a tour of the explosive story behind the story of the New Testament.
You will discover things you never knew about...
The political upheaval of the day that made the nature of Jesus' coming so unexpected The underlying meanings behind Jesus' parables and miracles The Kingdom of God and why everything about it was so shocking The resurrection and why, despite repeated predictions, no one saw it coming The mission of the church and how it is more complex than we realize The transforming power of Jesus and how it can still turn the world upside down today
Through reading the New Testament we continually discover that God indeed keeps his promises, but those promises don't always look like what people expected. Especially when it comes to Jesus. So, come join the journey to discover why N.T. Wright calls the New Testament "one of the most explosive books ever written."
The study guide (DVD/video streaming sold separately) includes teaching notes, discussion questions, Bible exploration, personal study and reflection materials, as well as interesting facts about the New Testament.
The Books of the New Testament The World of Jesus and the Apostles The Life and Death of Jesus The Resurrection of Jesus The Ministry of the Apostle Paul The Early Christians and the Church The Mission of the Church The Creation of the New Testament
Designed for use with The New Testament You Never Knew Video Study (9780310085287), sold separately.
Michael F. Bird (Ph.D., University of Queensland) is Lecturer in Theology at Ridley College, Melbourne. Previously he has lectured at the Bible College of Queensland, and tutored at Highland Theological Institute in Dingwell, Scotland. He is a member of the Studiorum Novi Testamentum Societas, the Institute for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Tyndale Fellowship.
He has written The Saving Righteousness of God: Studies on Paul, Justification and the New Perspective (Paternoster Biblical Monographs); A Bird's Eye View of Paul; Jesus and the Origins of the Gentile Mission (Library of New Testament Studies); Are You the One Who Is to Come?: The Historical Jesus and the Messianic Question; Colossians (New Covenant Commentary); Crossing over Sea and Land: Jewish Missionary Activity in the Second Temple Period and Romans (Regula Fidei Zondervan Commentary series)
Koorong -Editorial Review.
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.
Koorong -Editorial Review.