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Wright, N. T. (Nicholas Thomas)

Works: 750 works in 2,053 publications in 6 languages and 44,493 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Popular works  Biography  Biographies  Dictionaries  Reference works  Commentaries  Fiction  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Author of introduction, Contributor, Translator
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Surprised by hope : rethinking heaven, the resurrection, and the mission of the church by N. T Wright( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a reinterpretation of biblical teaching on what happens after death, arguing that literal bodily resurrection is at the heart of Christianity and exploring the implications of this for the church's work in the world
The meaning of Jesus : two visions by Marcus J Borg( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two theological scholars debate the historical basis of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, and discuss their divergent views on such major issues of Christianity as the Immaculate Conception, the divinity of Jesus, and the Resurrection
Simply Christian : why Christianity makes sense by N. T Wright( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted Christian scholar and Anglican bishop explains what Christianity is and how it can help address the most troubling issues of the twenty-first century
The climax of the covenant : Christ and the law in Pauline theology by N. T Wright( )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an eye to recent proposals on Paul's view of the Law and his relation to his first-century context, N.T. Wright looks in detail at passages central to the current debate. Among them are some of the most controversial sections of Paul. From his meticulous exegesis Wright argues that Paul saw the death and resurrection of Jesus as the climactic moment in the covenant history of Israel and from this perspective came to a different understanding of the function of the Jewish Law. Wright thus creates a basis from which many of the most vexed problems of Pauline exegesis can in principle be solved and longstanding theological puzzles clarified
The challenge of Jesus : rediscovering who Jesus was and is by N. T Wright( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents a study of the historical Jesus within the Palestinian world of the first century as he challenges Christians to discover more of the background of Jesus
The millennium myth by N. T Wright( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul : a biography by N. T Wright( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a radical look at the life of the apostle, focusing on the essence of Paul's life and an understanding of his Jewish heritage
How God became king : the forgotten story of the Gospels by N. T Wright( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posits that the true central story of the Gospels is the coronation of God through Jesus as the climax of all human history, which sets the groundwork for transforming the way we see our role and duties in the world today
Evil and the justice of God by N. T Wright( )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an analysis and response to the fundamental questions that face believers. This book explores various aspects of evil - our contemporary and theological understanding, and the ways in which evil presents itself in society. It is similar in writing/reading level to "The Challenge of Jesus"
What Saint Paul really said : was Paul of Tarsus the real founder of Christianity? by N. T Wright( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recently, A.N. Wilson has claimed to show that it was Paul, not Jesus, who founded Christianity. But how does this thesis, which in various forms has been debated for over a century, stand up? In What Saint Paul Really Said, N.T. Wright - a world authority on the life and letters of Paul - leads readers through the current scholarly discussion of Paul and gives a devastating critique of views like Wilson's, showing that they fail to take account of all the evidence. Paul was not the "founder of Christianity" but, rather, the faithful witness and herald of Jesus Christ."--Jacket
Evil and the justice of God by N. T Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With every earthquake and war, understanding the nature of evil and our response to it becomes more urgent. Evil is no longer the concern just of ministers and theologians but also of politicians and the media. We hear of child abuse, ethnic cleansing, AIDS, torture and terrorism, and rightfully we are shocked. But, theologian Wright says, we should not be surprised. For too long we have naively believed in the modern idea of human progress. In fact, evil is more serious than either our culture or our theology has supposed. Can we possibly envision a world in which we are delivered from evil? How might we work toward such a future through prayer and justice in the present?--From publisher description
Simply Jesus : who he was, what he did, why it matters by N. T Wright( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We have grown used to the battles over Jesus-whether he was human or divine as well, whether he could do miracles or just inspire them, whether he even existed or not. Much of the church defends tradition and the critics take shots at that tradition. But what if these debates have masked the real story of Jesus from us? What if even Jesus's defenders in the church have been blinded by so focusing on these issues that it has prevented them from fully grappling with what the Gospels really teach? Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N.T. Wright summarizes a lifetime of study of Jesus and the New Testament in order to present for a general audience who Jesus was and is. In SIMPLY JESUS, we are invited to hear one of our leading scholars introduce the story of carpenter's son from Nazareth as if we were hearing it for the first time. "Jesus-the Jesus we might discover if we really looked," explains Wright, "is larger, more disturbing, more urgent than we had ever imagined. We have successfully managed to hide behind other questions and to avoid the huge, world-shaking challenge of Jesus' central claim and achievement. It is we, the churches, who have been the real reductionists. We have reduced the kingdom of God to private piety; the victory of the cross to comfort for the conscience; Easter itself to a happy, escapist ending after a sad, dark tale. Piety, conscience and ultimate happiness are important, but not nearly as important as Jesus himself." As the church faces the many challenges of the twenty-first century, Wright has presented a vision of Jesus that more than meets them"--
Paul : in fresh perspective by N. T Wright( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book builds on and develops a new approach to Paul being formulated by a group of scholars (including Tom Wright). The book first outlines different angles that have been taken (accent on his Jewishness, his citizenship, his approach to the Law, his determination to bring in non-Jews) etc. It then puts forward, as a coherent thesis, the new approach that will be expanded on in the next large volume in the Christian Origins and the Question of God series. The book is based on the prestigious Hulsean Lectures he gave at Cambridge
The original Jesus : the life and vision of a revolutionary by N. T Wright( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Original Jesus biblical historian Tom Wright focuses on key stages in the life of Jesus, and key elements of his teaching, revealing a vivid reconstruction of what Jesus himself was aiming to achieve, and how the movement he began can best be understood in relation to the turbulent politics and fervent aspirations of his day." "Tom Wright also looks at the way we interpret the different Gospel narratives about Jesus, showing how modern readers coming fresh to these texts can do so in an informed and discriminating way." "Written in a lively, non-technical style, and illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs, The Original Jesus offers a compelling insight into what Jesus really stood for, why he was crucified, and how it was that his followers came to regard him as nothing less than the human face of God."--Jacket
Who was Jesus? by N. T Wright( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did the historical person Jesus really regard himself as the Son of God? What did Jesus actually stand for? And what are we to make of the early Christian conviction that Jesus physically rose from the dead? In this book N. T. Wright considers these and many other questions raised by three controversial books about Jesus: Barbara Thiering's Jesus the Man, A. N. Wilson's Jesus: A Life, and John Shelby Spong's Born of a Woman. While Wright agrees with those authors that the real, historical Jesus has many surprises in store for institutional Christianity, he also presents solid reasons for discounting their arguments, claiming that they "fail to reach anything like the right answer" as to who Jesus really was. Written from the standpoint of professional biblical scholarship yet assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Wright's Who Was Jesus? shows convincingly that much can be gained from a rigorous historical assessment of what the Gospels say about Jesus. This is a book to engage skeptics and believers alike
Dictionary for theological interpretation of the Bible by Kevin J Vanhoozer( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible is a reference tool that introduces readers to key names, theories, and concepts in the field of biblical interpretation. It discusses these approaches and evaluates their helpfulness in enabling Christians to hear what God is saying to the church through Scripture. The contributors come from a variety of backgrounds, and the dictionary covers a broad range of topics. --From publisher's description
The day the revolution began : reconsidering the meaning of Jesus's crucifixion by N. T Wright( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renowned scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author widely considered to be the heir to C.S. Lewis contemplates the central event at the heart of the Christian faith -- Jesus' crucifixion -- arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in transforming our understanding of its meaning. In The Day the Revolution Began, N.T. Wright once again challenges commonly held Christian beliefs as he did in his acclaimed Surprised by Hope. Demonstrating the rigorous intellect and breathtaking knowledge that have long defined his work, Wright argues that Jesus' death on the cross was not only to absolve us of our sins; it was actually the beginning of a revolution commissioning the Christian faithful to a new vocation -- a royal priesthood responsible for restoring and reconciling all of God's creation. Wright argues that Jesus' crucifixion must be understood within the much larger story of God's purposes to bring heaven and earth together. The Day the Revolution Began offers a grand picture of Jesus' sacrifice and its full significance for the Christian faith, inspiring believers with a renewed sense of mission, purpose, and hope, and reminding them of the crucial role the Christian faith must play in protecting and shaping the future of the world
The interpretation of the New Testament, 1861-1986 by Stephen Neill( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To bring this widely acclaimed book completely up to date, the late Bishop Neill's colleague N.T. Wright has revised and expanded the entire contents and added a new chapter covering New Testament scholarship of the last twenty-five years. This masterful survey describes the historical development of New Testament criticism, the contrasting personalities of scholars, and the permanent contributions made by various schools, ending with an assessment of the current status of the field
Mark for everyone by N. T Wright( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Wright's eye-opening comments on the gospel and what it might mean for us are combined, passage by passage, with his own fresh and involving translation. Making use of his true scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Wright captures the urgency and excitement of Mark's gospel in a way few writers have
After you believe : why Christian character matters by N. T Wright( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of the acclaimed Simply Christian and Surprised by Hope comes a book that addresses the question that has plagued humans for centuries'what is our purpose' As Christians, what are we to do with that ambiguous time between baptism and the funeral' It's easy to become preoccupied with who gets into heaven; the real challenge is how we are going to live in the here and now. Wright dispels the common misconception that Christian living is nothing more than a checklist of dos and don'ts. Nor is it a prescription to "follow your heart" wherever it may lead. Instead, After You Believe reveals the Bible's call for a revolution'a transformation of character that takes us beyond our earthly pursuit of money, sex, and power into a virtuous state of living that allows us to reflect God and live more worshipful, fulfilling lives. We are all spiritual seekers, intuitively knowing there is more to life than we suspect. This is a book for anyone who is hoping there is something more while we're here on Earth. There is. We are being called to join the revolution, and Wright insightfully encourages readers to find new purpose and clarity by taking us on an eye-opening journey through key biblical passages that promise to radically alter the work of the church and the direction of our lives
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The meaning of Jesus : two visions
The meaning of Jesus : two visionsSimply Christian : why Christianity makes senseThe climax of the covenant : Christ and the law in Pauline theologyThe challenge of Jesus : rediscovering who Jesus was and isThe millennium mythPaul : a biographyEvil and the justice of GodWhat Saint Paul really said : was Paul of Tarsus the real founder of Christianity?
Alternative Names
N. T. Wright

N. T. Wright Anglican bishop

Nicholas Thomas Wright anglikanischer Bischof von Durham, neutestamentlicher Theologe und Leben-Jesu Forscher

Nicholas Thomas Wright vescovo anglicano e teologo inglese

NT Wright

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Tom Wright theoloog uit Engeland

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