Making use of his true scholar’s understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright manages to unravel the great complexity of this extraordinary gospel. He describes it as ‘one of the great books in the literature of the world; and part of its greatness is the way it reveals its secret not just to high flown learning, but to those who come to it with humility and hope’. Wright’s stimulating comments are combined with his own translation of the Bible text.
A major new series of guides to the books of the New Testament.
Tom Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, and to furnish them with his own fresh translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion with background information.
The series is suitable for personal or group use. The format makes it appropriate also for daily study.
‘The enterprise is probably the most exciting thing to have happened in Christian education in Britain for many years.’
‘Wright writes wonderfully, accessibly and as smooth as fine chocolate.’
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