When you read detective stories, you quickly learn that what looks like an irrelevant little detail may actually be the clue to solving the mystery. A good writer will put in all kinds of detail; nothing is there by accident. Nothing in John's Gospel is there by accident either. And all the details in John are ultimately designed to come together.
In these studies we discover the clues John gives that we might see even more clearly the reality of who Jesus is, the new creation he inaugurates and the difference that all makes. In this study you will discover those details; those themes; these truly profound theological realities. As such, this book is an excellent resource for anyone-or any group-that wants to dig into the meat of John's Gospel more fully. About the N.T. Wright for Everyone Bible Study Guides Series
The guides in this series are designed to help you understand Scripture in fresh ways under the guidance of one of the world's leading New Testament scholars. Thoughtful questions, prayer suggestions, and useful background and cultural information all guide or a group more deeply into God's word. They can be used on their own or alongside Wright's New Testament for Everyone commentaries. Discover how you can participate more fully in God's Kingdom.Features
- Informed by several significant books from Wright, including the popular New Testament for Everyone commentary series
- Uses the popular inductive Bible study method with notes and comments from a world-renowned New Testament scholar
- Designed specifically for laypeople and contemporary application of Scripture
When you read detective stories, you quickly learn that what may look like an irrelevant little detail may actually be the clue to solving the mystery. A good writer will put in all kinds of detail; nothing is there by accident. Nothing in John's Gospel is there by accident either. And all the details in John are designed ultimately to come together. In these studies we discover the clues John gives that we might see even more clearly the reality of who Jesus is, the new creation he inaugurates and the difference that all makes.
A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, N. T. Wright has written over thirty books, including and the magisterial . His N. T. Wright For Everyone Series includes commentaries covering the entire New Testament. Formerly bishop of Durham in England, Wright is research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for twenty years at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome and many other institutions around the world. In addition to his many books, Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the and the He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS and NPR.
Kristie Berglund holds an M.Div. from Fuller Seminary and a M.A. in theological studies from Regent College. Formerly an employee of InterVarsity Press, she currently resides in Southern California, where she is preparing for pastoral ministry in the Presbyterian Church (USA).
"Tom Wright is a gift to the church today. In this series, Christians who are just learning about their faith will experience new discoveries and fresh views on life, and seasoned Bible readers will find themselves challenged to reconsider old perspectives. It deserves to be in the homes of all Christians."