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About the Author

N. T. Wright serves as Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, as well professor emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He is the award-winning author of many books, including Broken Signposts, Paul: A show more Biography, Surprised by Hope, and many more. show less
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Works by N. T. Wright

Surprised by Hope (2007) 2,465 copies
Jesus and the Victory of God (1993) 1,648 copies
Paul: In Fresh Perspective (2006) 1,072 copies
Evil and the Justice of God (2006) 990 copies
Luke for Everyone (2001) 841 copies
Mark for Everyone (2001) 824 copies
Paul: A Biography (2018) 646 copies
The Lord and His Prayer (1996) 601 copies
Who Was Jesus? (1992) 481 copies
Acts for Everyone, Part 1 (2008) 434 copies
Revelation for Everyone (2004) 368 copies
The Case for the Psalms (2013) 354 copies
The Meal Jesus Gave Us (1999) 334 copies
Small Faith--Great God (1978) 187 copies
The Challenge of Easter (2009) 124 copies
1 & 2 Timothy and Titus (2009) 65 copies
Acts for everyone (2007) 57 copies
Exile: A Conversation with N. T. Wright (2017) — Contributor — 53 copies
Galatians (2021) 51 copies
The Bible for Everyone (2017) — Translator — 29 copies
Resurrection (2006) 20 copies
The Cross and the Colliery (2007) 17 copies
On earth as in heaven (2022) 13 copies
The wisdom of the Psalms (1996) 13 copies
Como Deus se tornou rei (2019) 9 copies
Eu creio, e agora? (2012) 6 copies
Everyone Gospel Set (2004) 6 copies
Galatians (2021) 4 copies
Offenbarung für heute (2014) 3 copies
Sanningen om Jesus (1998) 2 copies
Romans in a Week (2000) 2 copies
Goede Vrijdag 2 copies
Indicadores fragmentados (2020) 2 copies
Hospital for Sinners (2007) 2 copies
Mesia 1 copy
Looking for Jesus (1995) 1 copy
Jesus 1 copy
Galatians 1 copy
Johannes für heute (2017) 1 copy
Překvapivá naděje (2018) 1 copy

Associated Works

Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey (2008) — Editor; Contributor — 223 copies
Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith (2010) — Contributor — 140 copies
The Aims of Jesus (1979) — Introduction, some editions — 101 copies
Tom Wright for Everyone (1656) — Based on — 56 copies
The wisdom of Jesus (1973) — Introduction — 36 copies
Paul and the Apocalyptic Imagination (2016) — Contributor — 30 copies
Authenticating the Activities of Jesus (1998) — Contributor — 30 copies
God and Government (2009) — Contributor — 28 copies
The Blackwell companion to Paul (2011) — Contributor — 22 copies


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Common Knowledge

Canonical name
Wright, N. T.
Legal name
Wright, Nicholas Thomas
Other names
Wright, Tom
Morpeth, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Places of residence
Durham, England, UK
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Oxford, England, UK
Sedbergh School, Yorkshire, England, UK
Exeter College, University of Oxford (BA|1971)
Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford (BA|1973|MA|1975)
Merton Hall, University of Oxford (D.Phil|1981|D.D.|2000)
Anglican priest
Anglican Bishop (Durham, 2003-10)
Church of England (ordained 1976)
University of St Andrews
Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University
McGill University
Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research
Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars (show all 9)
Society of Biblical Literature
Society for New Testament Studies
Institute for Biblical Research
Awards and honors
Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh (2015)
Burkitt Medal (2014)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, London University (2010)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Northumbria University (2010)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, University of St Andrews (2009)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, John Leland Center for Theological Studies, Washington DC (2008) (show all 15)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Durham University (2007)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Wycliffe College, Toronto (2006)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Nashotah House, Wisconsin (2006)
Honorary Fellow, Merton College, Oxford (2004)
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Gordon College, Massachusetts (2003)
Honorary Fellow, Downing College, Cambridge (2003)
Honorary Fellow, Downing College, Cambridge (2001)
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, St Mary's Seminary and University, Baltimore (2012)
Mark O. Hatfield Leadership Award (2012)
Short biography
Nicholas Thomas ("Tom") Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but otherwise tends to be known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham (Church of England).



What book would you give to an atheist? in Christianity (December 2022)
N T Wright's Christian Origin Series in 2014 Category Challenge (December 2014)
N.T. Wright; Paul and the Faithfulness of God in Christianity (December 2013)


Not my favorite NT Wright book. A very brief engagement of the Lord's prayer. Wright made some excellent observations, but the brevity left me confused at points.
KoestK | 5 other reviews | Nov 13, 2023 |
Convidamos o leitor a se encantar com um dos mais conhecidos e respeitados estudiosos do Novo Testamento da atualidade, N. T. Wright. Ele é comparado a C. S. Lewis. É também um pouco de John Stott. E, talvez, exatamente por essas razões, Ultimato publica mais um delicioso e premiado livro do bispo anglicano de Durham, na Inglaterra.
Rawderson_Rangel | Oct 19, 2023 |
What I have always appreciated about Wright is how he has worked very diligently to demonstrate how one can still hold on to canonical Christian beliefs and understand them in historically intelligible ways.

Such is on display in Paul: A Biography (link in picture). Wright attempts to reconstruct the life of Paul based on Paul’s letters and Luke’s account in Acts of the Apostles, contextualizing his development, the experiences he endures, and the letters he wrote situated in their appropriate chronological order and contexts. In short, Paul: A Biography is a diachronic and more popularly directed condensation of Paul and the Faithfulness of God.

By virtue of necessity such an exposition will be speculative in many respects, although the speculation is historically informed by what is known about the Eastern Mediterranean world of the first century. I still remain unconvinced by his early Galatians hypothesis (I understand it as written around the same time as 2 Corinthians), but walked away with a far greater willingness to countenance an Ephesian imprisonment in which Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon were written.

I would thus highly recommend Paul: A Biography just like I tend to recommend a lot of Wright’s popular level writing: it is great for an audience which is not well versed, and not much interested, in the “inside baseball” of the world of scholarship on Paul, as long as one recognizes there is a lot of analysis going on which may not be explicitly manifest in this work but can be found in Paul and the Faithfulness of God, Paul and His Recent Interpreters, etc. Likewise, it is good to remember he is crafting a story for coherence and there are a lot of questions behind the scenes which cannot be fully resolved. But he provides a well-reasoned portrait which can help believers better understand Paul in his context.
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deusvitae | 6 other reviews | Sep 21, 2023 |
SrMaryLea | 13 other reviews | Aug 22, 2023 |



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