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Number of Pages: 223
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Series: New Testament for Everyone
Simply Jesus: Who He Was, What He Did, Why It MattersN.T. WrightHarperCollins / 2011 / Hardcover$15.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews Video
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How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the GospelsN.T. WrightHarperOne / 2012 / Hardcover$16.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews Video
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Surprised By Hope: Rethinking Heaven, The Resurrection, and The Mission of the ChurchN.T. WrightHarperOne / 2008 / Hardcover$14.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
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Tom Wright's eye-opening comments on the Gospel of Matthew and what it might mean for us are combined, passage-by-passage, with his fresh translation of the Bible text. Making use of his true scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Wright captures the urgency and excitement of Matthew's Gospel in a way few writers have.
Tom Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is included at the back of the book. The series is suitable for group study, personal study, or daily devotions.
N. T. Wright is the Chair in New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and is a prolific author and noted New Testament scholar. His books include Scripture and the Authority of God, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, and Evil and the Justice of God.
"Readers who have been frustrated by the lack of accessible biblical commentaries for laypersons will welcome the series." --Publishers Weekly
"Well grounded in scholarship, accessible, and intensely contemporary. The series is a most welcome one!" --Walter Brueggemann, Emeritus, Columbia Theological Seminary
"Wright has accomplished a feat in this series. All the time, I tell Bible readers, 'Begin here!'" --Scot McKnight, North Park University