When Pope Benedict came to Scotland in late 2010, he spoke again and again with crowds, particularly of young people. His main theme, in one place after another, was Jesus. The heart of what he wanted to say was that to have a personal relationship with Jesus was the most important thing there could be. … Continue Reading
A lecture by Tom Wright given at Central Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue on April 22 2018.
Tom Wright’s talk offering a biblical theology of the sacraments, sacramental ministry and mission delivered at the Radical Vocation Conference in the Diocese of Dallas on 22nd September 2018.
In his talk at the Fulcrum 15th Anniversary Symposium, Tom Wright explores modernism, postmodernism and the calling of the church to consider how “the full evangelical message of new creation” might “be lived, danced, sung, spoken transformatively into our muddled and dangerous world”
An obituary for leading New Testament scholar, C.E.B. Cranfield
Isaiah 59.15b-21; Psalm 72; Luke 19.28-44 A sermon on Palm Sunday in St Salvator’s Chapel, University of St Andrews 13 April 2014 By Professor N. T. Wright, St Mary’s College One way in which mediaeval Britain learned the Christian story was through the Mystery Plays. We used to live in Lichfield, where every three years … Continue Reading
Tom Wright’s biblical arguments for women bishops
(This is an extended version of an article that appeared in The Times [online subscribers only] on 17th March 2012 – republished with permission) ‘Here to introduce Bach’s St Matthew Passion,’ said the radio announcer, ‘is the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.’ My companion and I listened eagerly to a lucid account of St … Continue Reading
Inaugural lecture at St Mary’s College, University of St Andrews 26th October 2011 The four gospels stand magisterially at the head of the canon and the centre of early Christianity. They are remarkable documents. If they had been lost for centuries, and then dug up last year in the sands of Egypt, they would be … Continue Reading
Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:1-13 a sermon at the service of celebration and farewell in Durham Cathedral, Tuesday 13 July 2010 by the Bishop of Durham, Dr N T Wright copublished, with permission, with the Diocese of Durham site In 1986, our last summer in Canada, Maggie and I went to Vancouver to do some lectures. … Continue Reading