Why the Psalms Matter – Even the Violent Ones

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of listening to N.T. Wright speak about the Psalms at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. One of his recent books, The Case for the Psalms: Why they are Essential, served as the catalyst for this conversational presentation. First, a favorite phrase from the evening: [Read More…]

Female Bishops: Good for the Anglican Church! (moving a biblical direction)

From Huffington Post: CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Church of England’s governing body has approved new proposals that would allow women bishops to be ordained by this time next year. Meeting in London on Wednesday (Nov. 20), the church’s General Synod passed a motion by 378-8, with 25 abstentions, that paves the way for the endorsement [Read More…]

Life-Changing Books: Surprised by Hope

Many of you know that I’ve partnered with Logos Bible Software to give away a collection of 36 N.T. Wright books (enter contest here). I feel like I run the risk of overkill, but I want to let you know about one book in that collection that literally can change a person’s life: Surprised by [Read More…]

N.T. Wright on How to Study the Bible

Yes, friends, this is the month of N.T. Wright :-). You may have heard that we are giving away a set of N.T. Wright books in partnership with Logos Bible Software (36 total books!). Even if you have some of these books already, having them in a digital format makes them an even more valuable research tool… especially the [Read More…]