Writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, N. Wright helps us to understand from the beginning of the letter, that something unexplained, yet terrible had happened. We feel the pain of Paul from the very opening lines, as he confronts dreadful issues of sorrow and hurt, emerging with a clearer picture of what it meant to say that Jesus himself suffered for us and rose in triumph.
The letter itself moves through tragedy and from there leads into the sunlight. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed.
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Wright helps us to see the pastoral nature of these three letters. They are not just instruction books for junior disciples, but a guide to a way of life, and in many ways appropriate to all Christians. Two strands in particular run through the letters. First, Paul is anxious that those who profess the faith should allow the gospel to transform the whole of their lives, right down to the deepest parts of their personality. Second, he is anxious that every teacher of the faith should know how to build up the community in mutual support, rather than tear it apart through the wrong sort of teaching and behavior.
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Wright helps us to find our way round the letter to the Hebrews, one of the most bracing and challenging writings in the New Testament. He acknowledges that people often find it difficult, because some of the ideas it contains are strange to us.
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This volume covers the entire book of Hebrews. Writing in an accessible style, N. A vital resource for every church and every Christian, these letters are full of clear, practical advice.
Written for those new to the faith, they warn of the dangers and difficulties a young church community would face both within and without, while reveling in the delight of budding faith, hope, and life. Today, these letters are just as relevant as they were 2, years ago.
They continue to help Christians live with genuine faith in a complex modern age. Blending scholarly thinking with a conversational style, N. Wright helps us to negotiate the final book of the Bible, regarded by many as the most difficult to understand. Nicholas Tom Wright , commonly known as N.
Andrews University. Previously, he was the bishop of Durham. He is best known for his scholarly contributions to the historical study of Jesus and the New Perspective on Paul.
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His work interacts with the positions of James Dunn , E. 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 three of the anticipated six volumes are finished.
Format: Digital. Configure payment plan in cart. Add to Cart. Key Features Offers fresh translation of the entire text Provides background information about each text Discusses the relevance of the text for today Includes a glossary of words and phrases for further explanation. Praise for the Print Edition This enterprise is probably the most exciting thing to have happened in Christian education in Britain for many years.
Benefits of Logos Edition In the Logos edition, this valuable collection is enhanced by amazing functionality. Matthew for Everyone, pt. Matthew For Everyone, pt. Part two elaborates on the latter half of the Gospel of Matthew, covering chapters 16— Mark for Everyone Author: N. That series, also called New Testament for Everyone , is available in print at the Bible Gateway store. Pictured: N. Tom Wright, scholar and theologian and translator of the New Testament for Everyone.
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