N.T. Wright on the Vocation of Prayer

In his Evil and the Justice of God, N.T. Wright lists prayer as one of the ways Christians are called to anticipate the Kingdom: Prayer: In Romans 8 Paul indicates that prayer is a key, central anticipation of the eventual redeemed world order. In that world, redeemed humanity will take its rightful place, worshiping the Creator… Continue reading N.T. Wright on the Vocation of Prayer

N.T. Wright’s ‘The Lord and His Prayer’

My church is going through N.T. Wright's The Lord and His Prayer over the season of Lent. I started it this afternoon, and already the book has been a blessing to me. For today's post, I thought I would share a passage from the end of the chapter titled "Our Father in Heaven."At the end… Continue reading N.T. Wright’s ‘The Lord and His Prayer’

Surprised by Hope: N.T. Wright recalls the Kingdom

Tonight I turned the final pages of N.T. Wright's Surprised by Hope, in which Wright examines the center of the Christian hope -- the resurrection.  The journey through the text was stimulating and perplexing, exhilarating and humbling. Wright's message was challenging at times, as was his strikingly British prose. His argument, though, was incredibly smooth.What does it mean… Continue reading Surprised by Hope: N.T. Wright recalls the Kingdom