N. T. Wright

A Shadow of Your Future Self

For as long as I can remember, my mother struggled with mental illness. Back when I was a young boy, they called the malady ‘manic-depressive disorder’. In the 1960s, the treatment regimen was harsh, given the lack of appropriate medications to deal with the illness. The approach would later be regarded as somewhat cruel and The post A Shadow of…

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Why Is Pentecost Significant?

Most of us have not realized the importance of what took place in Acts 2 at the feast of Pentecost. In this clip, Prof. Wright links the moment of Pentecost to the work Jesus did in the Cross and the grand narrative of Scripture. If you find this clip interesting, you’ll want to enroll in The post Why Is Pentecost…

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Being Surprised by the God of Hope

In just a few days, we’ll be releasing Surprised by the God of Hope.  Who is this course for? When was the last time that you were surprised? Where were you? Who were you with and how did it happen? I’ll admit, sometimes I don’t like surprises. Perhaps, it is because my mind retrieves memories of The post Being Surprised by…

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Announcing ‘Surprised by the God of Hope’

We’re pleased to announce that Prof. Wright’s next course is inspired by and expands on the important insights in one of his most beloved books, Suprised by Hope. Many people have questions about what happens after we die and wonder if hope is simply about our ultimate future destination. It is a common assumption in Western The post Announcing ‘Surprised by…

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What Cancer Taught Me About ‘Public Life’

On day 5 of my 14-day quarantine in the UK, in October, 2020, I got a call from my Dad with news that I did not want to hear: ‘The doctor said it’s cancer’.  I inhaled deeply and then went into problem-solving mode as I exhaled. The reason I was in the UK was to The post What Cancer Taught…

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Hope Amid the Broken Signposts

This will be a Lent like no other. Last Lent we plunged into our first lockdown, unimaginable until it was forced upon us. We then supposed, as we struggled through Easter and Pentecost, that it couldn’t last much longer. But here we are again – and with horrible statistics of suffering and loss. And we The post Hope Amid the…

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