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An (open) N.T. Wright Question

Wright places considerable weight on his thesis that the Gospel is very much an anti-imperial polemic/attack/rhetoric. Does this thesis hold up to close scrutiny?

Theology

How the Resurrection Changes Everything

Here are the sermon notes from Easter 2014! Listen to the podcast here.

There is a day coming when everything will be perfect.  As the Prophet Isaiah said, “When the lamb and the wolf will lay down together.”  The prophet Amos said, “When justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”  Dr. 1,549 more words

Theology

The strange purposes of God

One of the main reasons I like to read N.T. Wright books is that he makes sense of whole passages of the Bible (especially Paul’s letters). 1,208 more words

Living In A Story

Three Easter Songs: Sunday

No eye has seen, no human mind can comprehend
The glorious treasures you have stored for us.
Yet hope is sure for you are risen from the dead… 570 more words

Jesus

Christ is Risen, He is risen indeed!

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.  372 more words

N.T. Wright

Trinitarian Thoughts

- Barth’s way of thinking about the Trinity is very interesting, because it proceeds after the fact of God’s revelation. God has spoken, so what must be true of God for this to be so? 211 more words

Theology

Reading Notes

I continue to make headway through Wright’s ‘Jesus and the Victory of God’, and just finished the section ‘Symbol and Controversy’. Wright focused on Jesus’ challenge to the great symbols of Israel – the temple, Torah, food, land, and family – and his redefinition of them around himself. 160 more words

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