N.T. WRIGHT

The Latest from Tom

Do you know the real story behind the New Testament?

We all share a fascination for discovering ‘the rest of the story.’ We enjoy learning the behind-the-scenes facts about seemingly familiar events. In The New Testament You Never Knew, well-known Bible scholars N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird team up to take you on a tour of the explosive story behind the story of the New Testament.

You will discover things you never knew about...

  • The political upheaval of the day that made the nature of Jesus' coming so unexpected
  • The underlying meanings behind Jesus' parables and miracles
  • The Kingdom of God and why everything about it was so shocking
  • The resurrection and why, despite repeated predictions, no one saw it coming
  • The mission of the church and how it is more complex than we realize
  • The transforming power of Jesus and how it can still turn the world upside down today

Through reading the New Testament we continually discover that God indeed keeps his promises, but those promises don’t always look like what people expected. Especially when it comes to Jesus. So, come join the journey to discover why N.T. Wright calls the New Testament "one of the most explosive books ever written."

The New Testament You Never Knew: Exploring the Context, Purpose, and Meaning of the Story of God

Also Available from Tom

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

Many Christians believe our future in heaven is all that really matters. But that's not what the Bible teaches. In this six-session Bible study, premier Bible scholar N. T. Wright brings you inside the Scriptures to grasp the full, breathtaking hope Jesus offers the world, and its impact on your life today.

Gain an exciting new vision for your life on earth in light of your future in heaven. Wonderful as is the promise of heaven, a glorious hereafter is just part of what salvation is about.

What about today? Jesus called his followers the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Your life here and now is of tremendous consequence, and what you believe about the future has a direct impact on how you live in the present.

Surprised by Hope provides a clearer vision both of the future and of God's kingdom at hand today.

HarperChristian Resources