This companion volume to Paul and the Faithfulness of God and the forthcoming Paul and his Recent Interpreters brings together N.T. Wright's most important and influential articles on Paul over the last thirty-five years.
This text includes previously unpublished exegetical essays on Paul's letters , specifically written for this book. This book, Pauline Perspectives begins with Wright's auspicious essay of 1978, when as a young, aspiring scholar he gave the annual Tyndale Lecture in Cambridge, and proposed, for the first time, "a new perspective" on Pauline theology.
The book ends with an expanded version of a paper he gave in Leuven in 2012, when as a seasoned scholar at the height of his powers he explored the foundational role of Abraham in Romans and Galatians. In all the thirty-three articles published here provide a rich feast for all students of Paul, both seasoned and aspiring. Each essay will amply reward those looking for detailed, incisive, and exquisitely nuanced exegesis, resulting in a clearer, deeper, and more informed appreciation of Paul's great theological achievement.