NIB Romans Commentary Review

N. T. Wright, “The Letter to the Romans: Introduction, Commentary, and Reflections.” Pages 393-770 in vol. 10 of The New Interpreter’s Bible: A Commentary in Twelve Volumes. Edited by Leander E. Keck. Nashville: Abingdon, 2002. Pp. xviii + 1011. $70.00, cloth. (Originally published in Westminster Theological Journal, 2003, Vol. 65, No. 2, 365-69) N. T. […]

Taking the Text with Her Pleasure

Taking the Text with Her Pleasure A Post-Post-Modernist Response to J. Dominic Crossan The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant (T & T Clark, Harper San Francisco, 1991) (With apologies to A.A. Milne, St Paul and James Joyce) [Originally published in Theology, 96, 1993, 303–310. Reproduced by permission of the author.] N.T. Wright Crossan’s […]

Saved in Hope: Reflections on an Encyclical

Originally published in The Tablet, 8 December 2007. Reproduced by permission of the author. by the Bishop of Durham, Dr N. T. Wright The Advent theme of hope is central to the Bible and crucial for Christian faith and life, and it is exciting to have a fresh statement on the subject from one of […]

Doubts about Doubt: Honest to God Forty Years On

[181] Doubts about Doubt: Honest to God Forty Years On* (Originally published in Journal of Anglican Studies, 2005, 3 (2), 181–96.  Original pagination is retained in bold italicized numbers.  Reproduced by permission of the author.) N.T. Wright ABSTRACT Honest to God, published in 1963, was one of the most public religious bestsellers of the twentieth […]

A Mystery Glimpsed

N. T. Wright (Published in The Times Literary Supplement 29 March 2013, 13.  Reproduced by permission of the author.) Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives. Translated by Philip J. Whitmore. 132 pp. London: Bloomsbury Pope Benedict’s papacy will be remembered not least for its surprising conclusion. But Vatican insiders reveal […]

With Justification

Book Review: Justification: God’s Plan and Paul’s Vision Reviewed by Ben Witherington It is never an easy thing to write a rebuttal book if you are genuinely a Christian person.  You keep hoping that people will stop misunderstanding what you have said and written, will think better of ad hominem attacks, and you keep trying the ‘turn […]