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Paul: A Biography by [N. T. Wright]
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A biography of St. Paul by his greatest living interpreter: it is a dream come true.

-- "Tom Holland, author of In the Shadow of the Sword"

An enthralling journey into the mind of Paul by one of the great theologians of our time, a work full of insight, depth and generosity of understanding.

-- "Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, author of Not in God's Name"

Blending solid scholarship and analysis with a respect for and, indeed, belief in the text, Wright provides a solid introduction to Paul...A very human Paul, brought to life by an experienced teacher and pastor-an excellent introduction for general readers.

-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

In eloquent and inviting prose, one of the world's leading New Testament scholars retells the story behind the story, the story of the Apostle Paul.

-- "Craig S. Keener, F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of New Testament, Asbury Theological Seminary"

The life of one of Christianity's founders is told by renowned biblical scholar N. T. Wright, who believes that in focusing on Paul's letters and theology, scholars and pastors have not considered Paul as a person and in the context of his times.

-- "Publishers Weekly"

Wright brings alive not only Paul but also the communities where he formed churches and the religious ideas swirling around them...This highly readable volume gives those interested in biblical history something to argue about and plenty to ponder.

-- "Booklist (starred review)"

Wright takes the most controversial and influential author of scripture and does something remarkable: he humanizes Paul. I was hooked from the first page.

-- "Mike McHargue, author of Finding God in the Waves"

Written with the usual Wright combination of erudition, intuition, and mature wit and wisdom, Paul should serve us well as we seek to unlock the keys to the first great Christian theologian as a man, as a missionary, and as a writer.

-- "Ben Witherington III, Asbury Theological Seminary"
--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

N. T. Wright, former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England, now serves as chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air and is the award-winning author of Simply Christian, Surprised by Hope, Simply Jesus, and many other works. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B072L5DTCH
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperOne; Reprint edition (February 27, 2018)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 27, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 5645 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 476 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
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N.T. WRIGHT is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world’s leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. For twenty years he taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. As being both one of the world’s leading Bible scholars and a popular author, he has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air. His award-winning books include The Case for the Psalms, How God Became King, Simply Jesus, After You Believe, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, Scripture and the Authority of God, The Meaning of Jesus (co-authored with Marcus Borg), as well as being the translator for The Kingdom New Testament. He also wrote the impressive Christian Origins and the Question of God series, including The New Testament and the People of God, Jesus and the Victory of God, The Resurrection of the Son of God and most recently, Paul and the Faithfulness of God.

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