DA – What upcoming projects are you currently involved in?
TW – I’ve just started work on a five-volume study of the Parable of the Fig Tree which I hope to have finished in a couple of weeks. 572 more words
Please join us at the next Media History seminar for a presentation by Professor Jane Chapman and a response by Dr Tom Wright. The meeting will take place at 6pm on Tuesday January 24 in Senate House Room 243. 316 more words
What this passage doesn’t say:
“Ignore injustice – accept it, embrace it, submit to it”
What this passage does say:
“Break the cycle of violence, of hate – but do it in such a way that the perpetrator has the opportunity to realise how their action is attempting to dehumanise you. 79 more words
Tom Wright is fond of repeating that God is putting the world to rights – not just ‘has’ or ‘will’ but ‘is’. Anyone familiar with his writings will be familiar with his concept of the Kingdom of God, which is something Jesus inaugurated and is an ongoing process. 662 more words
This passage came as a shock.
Wright’s commentary gave new insights – I’d never before made the conscious connection between the Sermon on the Mount and the events surrounding the crucifixion, although I’d always seen in the crucifixion narratives a deep integrity with all that Jesus lived and taught up to that point. 808 more words