Tag Archives: n. t. wright

NT Wright, Resurrection of the Son of God

This book doesn’t have the awesome power of Jesus and the Victory of God, but neither is it as controversial among confessional evangelicals, so it probably has that going for it. The early Christians took the Old Testament/Jewish idea of Resurrection, … Continue reading

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Review: Horton, Covenant and Salvation

Horton attempts to give a full-orbed defense of Reformed soteriology, utilizing current scholarship, identifying potential weaknesses, and communicating this in a new and cogent manner. And he has largely succeeded. Similar to other projects, Horton places salvation within a covenantal … Continue reading

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Bible Commentary Survey

I will update this as I read more commentaries.  I will also make it a side page. Rating: * – ***** Commentary Sets Of course, I haven’t read every page of every set, so I am not giving singular judgments, … Continue reading

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Review: Delivered from the Elements

My earlier notes here.  A potential problem with Leithart is that most people who read him either “join his camp” or “attack his camp.” I don’t want to do either. I actually think the book is quite good.  It has … Continue reading

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Review: Justification, God’s Plan (Wright)

I wrote this in 2011.  I don’t think everything Wright said is correct, but we should definitely go with the idea of righteousness as covenant faithfulness. This is Tom Wright’s response to John Piper’s recent work on justification, and we … Continue reading

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The Lord and His Prayer (Wright)

This book *is* NT Wright in every sense of the word. And it also seems to be every NT Wright book. For Wright, the so-called Lord’s Prayer is not an updated spirituality to help you be more pious or something. … Continue reading

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Through Hegel, Fire, and Sword

(With proper acknowledgments to Lewis Ayres for the title). Consistency in life and doctrine is a mark of the gospel.  The godly man  does not flit from doctrine to doctrine.   That represents an unstable mind.  However, consistency of doctrine is … Continue reading

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The Case for the Psalms (Wright)

In many ways this might be Wright’s best work ever. I had always suspected something like his thesis when I read the Psalms (more on that below) but I couldn’t articulate it. The psalms give us a musical ontology. Wright … Continue reading

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