Bishop N. T. Wright

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N. T. Wright is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world's leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. For twenty years Wright taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill, and Oxford Universities, and he has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air. Wright is the award-winning author of After You BelieveSurprised by HopeSimply ChristianThe Challenge of Jesus, and The Meaning of Jesus(coauthored with Marcus Borg), as well as the much-heralded series Christian Origins and the Question of God.

Articles by Bishop N. T. Wright

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N.T. Wright: The Missing Middle: An Excerpt from "How God Became King"

Friday May 25, 2012
In this excerpt from his new book, How God Became King, Bishop N.T. Wright ponders why we emphasize the death and resurrection of Jesus, and ignore the question: Why did Jesus live?

David Crumm Interviews N.T. Wright on "Simply Jesus"

Monday November 28, 2011
Former Bishop N.T. “Tom” Wright is a best-selling Bible scholar and one of the most popular figures to appear on ReadTheSpirit over the years. Today we recommended his two new books and also highlighte a special Christmas passage that Wright doesn’t want Bible readers to miss.

N.T. Wright: A Very Odd Sort of King - Excerpt from "Simply Jesus"

Monday November 07, 2011
In this excerpt from his new book, "Simply Jesus," Tom Wright writes, "Every time I opened the gospels and thought about my next sermon, I was faced with questions. Did he really say that? Did he really do that? What did it mean?"