Item description for Reflecting the Glory: Meditations for Living Christ's Life in the World by N. T. Wright...
Overview An award-winning Bible scholar challenges us to live the life of Christ. How can we become the people through whom God heals and reconciles the world? One of the most respected biblical scholars of our time provides fifty-three meditations for Lenten reflection or for use any time of the year. Includes a study guide for seven weeks of group study in Lent, for weekend retreats, or use in adult education classes in congregations
Publishers Description An award-winning Bible scholar challenges us to live the life of Christ. How can we become the people through whom God heals and reconciles the world? One of the most respected biblical scholars of our time provides fifty-three meditations for Lenten reflection or for use any time of the year. Includes a study guide for seven weeks of group study in Lent, for weekend retreats, or use in adult education classes in congregations.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.57" Width: 5.55" Height: 0.44" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1998
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0806638265 ISBN13 9780806638263
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More About N. T. Wright
Born in 1948 in Northumberland, England, N.T. Wright is the Bishop of Durham. He was formerly Dean of Lichfield and lecturer in New Testament studies at Oxford University as well as fellow, tutor, and chaplain of Worcester College, Oxford. He has also served as professor of New Testament language and literature in various colleges and universities. With doctorates in divinity and in philosophy from the University of Oxford, N. T. Wright is a member of the Society for New Testament Studies, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Institute for Biblical Research, the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research, and the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars. He has published more than 40 works at both scholarly and popular levels related to New Testament studies, especially on the origins of Christianity and Biblical Christology.
N. T. Wright has an academic affiliation as follows - Worcester College, Oxford.
N. T. Wright has published or released items in the following series...
Christian Origins and the Question of God (Paperback)
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Provocative reflective readings from a master Feb 26, 2004
N.T. Wright writes well in a technical/scholarly style and in a devotional style. This book is a collection of devotional/meditational reflections concerning Christ's glory. Interestingly, it starts with reflections on suffering. Suffering is formative in Christ's glorification. It, thus, is formative for ours. Wow, is that something I need to be reminded of!
Wright, whom I believe is more of a Pauline scholar than a gospels scholar, has injected new life into modern views of Jesus and Paul. Yet his works are firmly grounded in orthodox church doctrine. All of his writing is steeped in meditation and prayer, not merely research. He strives to apply the story of Scripture (the gospel) to our place and time in history. As such, his works, both scholarly and devotional, are accessible, relevant, enjoyable, and powerful. I highly recommend his writing.
I'm using this book as a series of Lenten reflections. But it is appropriate for devotional reading anytime during the year. Highly recommended.
Good text, produced very poorly by Augsburg Press Dec 9, 1998
N T Wright's works are always worth reading. Insightful with a depth of scholarly and spiritual integrity not usually seen in New Testament scholarship. The problem with this book is that Augsburg press has gone out of its way to make the book unattractive and difficult to read. The print is abnormally small and faint. It looks like a not-too-bright clerk did the copying at Kinkos, forgetting to adjust the darkness button and reducing the size of the copy too far. Try again!