Category Archives: N.T. Wright

Reasons for Faith in Yeshua

This will likely be the subject of my podcast tomorrow. Of the making of lists there is no end, to paraphrase Qohelet (Ecclesiastes). I am aware of this as I make lists for my YESHUA IN CONTEXT SOURCEBOOK, due out … Continue reading

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Writing Theology, Risks, Rewards, N.T. Wright

Or should I call is Wrighting Theology, Wrisk and Wreward? (Or Wrighting N.T. Theology). When you write theology, especially in public forums, there are risks and rewards. I get a pretty fair amount of appreciation from people. I hope, no … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – A Prodigal Story

The Yeshua in Context book, audiobook, and eBook is due for release in August 2010. I plan to publish a sourcebook as well with lists, charts, and further resources for study. In this podcast, I examine the beloved story of … Continue reading

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Paul, N.T. Wright, and What About MJ’s?

I am at the Society of Biblical Literature conference in New Orleans with about 8,000 scholars and students of Bible, theology, archaeology, and so on. Last night, I asked N.T. Wright a question in front of 1,000 scholars. For those … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Yeshua in Context – Yeshua, Pharisees, Revolution

Why were groups of Pharisees so interested in Yeshua? What power did Pharisees have to harm Yeshua? How do issues of power and Jewish beliefs help us recover the context of Yeshua’s life and message? Yeshua was a revolutionary. The … Continue reading

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Bockmuehl: Jesus’ Jewishness and the Historical Quest

Many thanks for a friendly reader who emailed me after my post, “Musings on Some Academic Portrayals of Jesus,” to point me to a handful of scholars I should consider. In particular, I wanted to see some of the best … Continue reading

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Academic Theories about Yeshua

This is a list I am preparing for the first chapter of Messiah, a book I am working on for next year. I will add a few more examples by the time it is done. I would be glad to … Continue reading

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Musings on Some Academic Portrayals of Jesus

I am working on an upcoming book, Messiah, and enjoying a great deal of reading and some re-reading of academic portraits of Jesus. I appreciate the wide variety of voices trying to get back to who Jesus was. I even … Continue reading

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Yeshua: Self-Aware?

Recently I was surprised to find a statement by one of my favorite New Testament scholars that I disapproved of. I mean it’s not as if I think this guy is perfect. I know a few things I would love … Continue reading

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A Resurrection Sub-Tale: The Tomb-Guard-Conspiracy Tale

This is a little out of sequence in my long series on the historical credibility of the resurrection of Yeshua, but it is on topic. If you are interested in a critique of “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” (a Discovery … Continue reading

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Afterlife and Life After Afterlife

This is part of a continuing series started as an answer to the Discovery Channel documentary, “The Lost Tomb of Jesus.” If you have not already, click on the “Jesus-Tomb” category to the right and start reading at the bottom … Continue reading

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Yeshua’s Death — Its Meaning

I am still going to finish the series on the resurrection of Yeshua. This is simply on my mind and I thought I would insert it into the series. I read something in N.T. Wright’s Jesus and the Victory of … Continue reading

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From Sleeping with the Fathers to Resurrection

This is part of a series on evidence for the bodily resurrection of Yeshua. This series is a follow-up to the Discovery Channel documentary, “The Lost Tomb of Jesus.” I am using N.T. Wright’s The Resurrection of the Son of … Continue reading

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“Witless Shadow in a Murky World”

This is part two of a series on the evidence for the resurrection adapted from N.T. Wright, The Resurrection of the Son of God. The title is one of his subheadings and I thought it was an apt turn of … Continue reading

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Resurrection Evidence, Introduction

This is a continuation of my series on “The Lost Tomb of Jesus,” a Discovery Channel documentary that aired on March 4. I have remarked several times that Simon Jacobovici relies on a big stretch to make his case that … Continue reading

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Standing in the Pouring Rain

If you are not a follower of Yeshua, in a way I hope you read this and in a way I hope you don’t. I hope you read it because — against all hope — I hope to communicate something … Continue reading

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