Scott, “Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright”

Reading time: 2 minutes This summer,  InterVarsity Press released James M. Scott’s Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright. According to the book’s blub, Wright’s signature contention, that Israel’s continuing exile was a pivotal issue in the emergence of Christianity, has found a central place in contemporary New Testament scholarship. … While many find this a compelling key to understanding… Continue reading Scott, “Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright”

Wright, “Following Jesus” for free

Reading time: < 1 minutes This month, Logos Bible Software’s free book is N. T. Wright’s Following Jesus: Biblical Reflections on Christian Discipleship (SPCK, 1994). The book falls into two parts: Part one outlines the essential messages of six major New Testament books—Hebrews, Colossians, Matthew, John, Mark, and Revelation. Part two examines six key New Testament themes—resurrection, rebirth, temptation, hell, heaven,… Continue reading Wright, “Following Jesus” for free

Hurtado on (Not) Yahweh’s Return to Zion

Reading time: < 1 minutes Larry Hurtado has kindly made available the pre-publication version of his essay “YHWH’s Return to Zion: A New Catalyst for Earliest High Christology?” in the recent God and the Faithfulness of Paul: A Critical Examination of the Pauline Theology of N. T. Wright, edited by Christoph Heilig, Thomas Hewitt, and Michael Bird (WUNT 2/413; Mohr Siebeck,… Continue reading Hurtado on (Not) Yahweh’s Return to Zion

Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (March 13, 2015)

Reading time: < 1 minutes The latest reviews from the Review of Biblical Literature include: Robert B. Chisholm Jr., A Commentary on Judges and Ruth, reviewed by Mark E. Biddle John W. Daniels Jr., Gossiping Jesus: The Oral Processing of Jesus in John’s Gospel, reviewed by Peter J. Judge John Goldingay, Isaiah 56-66: Introduction, Text, and Commentary, reviewed by Johanna Erzberger Steven A.… Continue reading Review of Biblical Literature Newsletter (March 13, 2015)