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Here We Are, Slaves to This Day
 
A Feature Review of

Exile: A Conversation
with N.T. Wright

James M. Scott, Ed.

Hardback: IVP Academic, 2017
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Reviewed by Joseph Johnson

 

At their best, good conversations are lively, wide-ranging, and sometimes even surprising. They push us to consider ideas from new angles and hammer out with fresh clarity why we see things the way we do. It’s not always easy to find these kinds of discussions, but the essays that make up Exile: A Conversation with N.T. Wright demonstrate for the most part what thoughtful scholarly discussion is meant to look like. The contributors are generally successful at avoiding the twin pitfalls of uncritical acceptance and blunt rejection in their responses to N.T. Wright’s influential (and controversial) proposal regarding the notion of ongoing exile as an influential “controlling narrative” for many Second Temple Jews and early Jesus followers (8).

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#1:
The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life In God

Dallas Willard

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#1:
Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Two Volumes in One Ebook

N.T. Wright

*** $4.99 ***

*** Save $80 off the Retail Price

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Here are a some excellent theology* books that will be released this month:

* broadly interpreted, including ethics, church history, biblical studies, and other areas that intersect with theology

    

Cross Vision: How the Crucifixion of Jesus Makes Sense of Old Testament Violence

Gregory Boyd

Fortress Press
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#1:
Evil and the Justice of God

N.T. Wright

*** $3.99 ***

Wright’s Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision is also on sale for $5.99 now for Kindle!

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Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Wendell Berry

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With Easter upon us this weekend, here is our theology reading list of books that have been helpful for us in understanding the resurrection of Jesus for the life of the church… 

 

1)  The Resurrection of the Son of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, Vol. 3)

N.T. Wright

*** This book is only $4.99 for Kindle, through the end of April 2017

Why did Christianity begin, and why did it take the shape it did? To answer this question – which any historian must face – renowned New Testament scholar N.T. Wright focuses on the key points: what precisely happened at Easter? What did the early Christians mean when they said that Jesus of Nazareth had been raised from the dead? What can be said today about his belief?

This book, third is Wright’s series Christian Origins and the Question of God, sketches a map of ancient beliefs about life after death, in both the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds. It then highlights the fact that the early Christians’ belief about the afterlife belonged firmly on the Jewish spectrum, while introducing several new mutations and sharper definitions. This, together with other features of early Christianity, forces the historian to read the Easter narratives in the gospels, not simply as late rationalizations of early Christian spirituality, but as accounts of two actual events: the empty tomb of Jesus and his “appearances.”

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#1:
Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Two Book Set

N.T. Wright

*** $4.99 ***

 Print Edition of this book 
Retails for almost $90!!!

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Yesterday (Dec. 1) was the birthday of theologian N.T. Wright.

To mark the occasion, we offer the following introductory reading guide to his most significant books.

David Fitch recently remarked:

 

This list is for the pastors that Fitch mentions, and for anyone else who hasn’t read N.T. Wright, or who wants to read more of Wright’s work…
 
We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and offered a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve also included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.

 

1) Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

Surprised By Hope may likely be Wright’s book that is most transformative book for the life and thought of local churches. Wright locates our hope not solely in a distant hereafter, but in the life of the church as Christ’s body in the here and now.

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#1:
100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

Lorrie Moore, Ed.

*** $3.99 ***

 

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