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Ask NT Wright Anything

Ask NT Wright Anything

The weekly podcast that connects you to NT (Tom) Wright’s thought and theology by allowing you to ask the questions. Presented by Premier Unbelievable in partnership with SPCK and NTWrightOnline. Hosted by Justin Brierley.

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Episodes

  • #145 Should I use the word ’heaven’? Will we know everything in the new creation? #145 Should I use the word ’heaven’? Will we know everything in the new creation? Play in Edifi Player

    #145 Should I use the word ’heaven’? Will we know everything in the new creation?

    A listener wants to know if the suggestion of Old Testament prophets being raised from the dead presents a problem for the uniqueness of Jesus' resurrection? Is 'heaven' the in-between-state before new creation? Will we know everything once we are raised? Tom answers listener questions along with guest scholar Justin Bass. Support the show for Giving Tuesday: https://gtly.to/t4eSg7RRc • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free …

  • #144 Why is John’s Gospel so different? What did Paul know about Jesus? #144 Why is John’s Gospel so different? What did Paul know about Jesus? Play in Edifi Player

    #144 Why is John’s Gospel so different? What did Paul know about Jesus?

    Tom Wright and Justin Brierley are back with a fresh batch of listener questions on the gospels this week including: How do I reconcile John's portrayal of Jesus with the other gospels? Are the timings of the crucifixion accounts in conflict? And what did Paul know about Jesus? New Testament scholar Justin Bass also joins the conversation. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your …

  • #143 The bedrock facts of the resurrection - NT Wright & Justin Bass #143 The bedrock facts of the resurrection - NT Wright & Justin Bass Play in Edifi Player

    #143 The bedrock facts of the resurrection - NT Wright & Justin Bass

    Justin Brierley and Tom Wright are joined by New Testament scholar Justin Bass, author of ‘The Bedrock of Christianity: The unalterable facts of Jesus’ death and resurrection’. They discuss why the appearances of Jesus and the rise of Christianity count as historical evidence for the truth of the resurrection For 'The Bedrock of Christianity': https://justinwbass.com/ • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and …

  • #142 What did St Paul believe about justification, election and salvation? #142 What did St Paul believe about justification, election and salvation? Play in Edifi Player

    #142 What did St Paul believe about justification, election and salvation?

    Tom Wright talks to Justin about his book Paul: A Biography and takes listener questions on ‘justification’, election and salvation and what three things he would ask Paul if he were alive today. From a show first broadcast in 2019. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: http://www.unbelievable.live • For online learning: …

  • #141 How do I talk to Muslims about Christ? Is Jesus the only way? #141 How do I talk to Muslims about Christ? Is Jesus the only way? Play in Edifi Player

    #141 How do I talk to Muslims about Christ? Is Jesus the only way?

    Tom answers questions on evangelism in a post-Christian world, returning to a message of repentance, whether we can know that Jesus is the only way to God, and how to talk about Jesus with a Muslim in a show first broadcast in 2019. And Tom gets his guitar out again… • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: …

  • #140 Q&A on racial reconciliation and female leadership with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 2 #140 Q&A on racial reconciliation and female leadership with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 2 Play in Edifi Player

    #140 Q&A on racial reconciliation and female leadership with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 2

    Tom speaks on the role of the church in racial reconcliation in the USA and why he believes the Bible affirms the leadership roles of both men and women. This is the second part of Tom's on-stage interview with Pastor Miles McPherson, recorded at Rock Church, San Diego in 2019. Used with permission of Rock Church, San Diego https://www.sdrock.com • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom …

  • #139 Q&A on New Creation & Salvation with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 1 #139 Q&A on New Creation & Salvation with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 1 Play in Edifi Player

    #139 Q&A on New Creation & Salvation with Pastor Miles McPherson Pt 1

    NT Wright was interviewed by Pastor Miles McPherson at Rock Church San Diego. They talk about Tom's work to redescribe the gospel in terms of new creation, and what that means for the concept of 'getting saved'. Recorded in 2019. Used with permission of Rock Church, San Diego https://www.sdrock.com • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • …

  • #138 An evening with NT Wright at The Rock Church #138 An evening with NT Wright at The Rock Church Play in Edifi Player

    #138 An evening with NT Wright at The Rock Church

    Recorded at The Rock Church, San Diego, Tom Wright challenges us to think like first-century Christians, to imagine Jesus and the early church within the history, culture, and religion of Second Temple Judaism and the Greco-Roman world. Recorded in Nov 2019. For 'The New Testament In Its World': https://zondervanacademic.com/pages/new- testament-in-its-world Used with permission of Rock Church, San Diego https://www.sdrock.com Watch the video: https://youtu.be/D1kSQwgZNSM • Subscribe …

  • #137 Atheist asks: Was Jesus’ death just a ’bad weekend at human camp’? #137 Atheist asks: Was Jesus’ death just a ’bad weekend at human camp’? Play in Edifi Player

    #137 Atheist asks: Was Jesus’ death just a ’bad weekend at human camp’?

    Tom Wright talks about his book The Day The Revolution Began and answers listener Qs on Penal Substitution, the Old Testament sacrificial system, Christ’s ‘descent to the dead’, and an atheist’s claim that Christ’s death was ‘just a bad weekend at human camp’. First broadcast in 2018. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: …

  • #136 Talking to kids about New Creation & responding to William Lane Craig #136 Talking to kids about New Creation & responding to William Lane Craig Play in Edifi Player

    #136 Talking to kids about New Creation & responding to William Lane Craig

    Tom Wright answers listener questions on how to teach children about new creation, where our loved ones go after they die, and responds to a critique from William Lane Craig in a replay of an early edition of the show from 2018. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: http://www.unbelievable.live • For online learning: …

  • #135 My weekend with Queen Elizabeth II #135 My weekend with Queen Elizabeth II Play in Edifi Player

    #135 My weekend with Queen Elizabeth II

    NT Wright shares his memories of preaching for the Queen while he was the Bishop of Durham. He reflects on her strong Christian faith and how the church can respond in faith and hope at this time of national mourning. For the Unbelievable? show featuring other perspectives on the death of the Queen: https://www.premierunbelievable.com/unbelievable/unbelievable- remembering-queen-elizabeth-ii-nt-wright-gavin-ashenden-and-ruth- jackson/13807.article • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright …

  • #134 Should we cancel Luther & Calvin? #134 Should we cancel Luther & Calvin? Play in Edifi Player

    #134 Should we cancel Luther & Calvin?

    Should we value the theology of Luther and Calvin given the anti-semitism and killing they both endorsed? How do I convince my Lutheran friend that not all 'works' are bad? Is it a problem that the Lutheran baptistmal rite uses the disputed ending of Mark? Tom answers listener questions on the influence of the reformers. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: …

  • #133 Is faith anti-intellectual? #133 Is faith anti-intellectual? Play in Edifi Player

    #133 Is faith anti-intellectual?

    Is faith a valid way of knowing truth? Will we need faith in the new creation? Why is my church so anti-intellectual? Tom answers listener questions on faith, knowledge and reason. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: http://www.unbelievable.live • For online learning: …

  • #132 Is the Bible anti-women? Does God hear the prayers of agnostics? #132 Is the Bible anti-women? Does God hear the prayers of agnostics? Play in Edifi Player

    #132 Is the Bible anti-women? Does God hear the prayers of agnostics?

    Tom offers advice to a listener who is moving away from Christianity because she believes the Bible seems to treat women as second class citizens. Another is an agnostic who has been praying for the war in Ukraine. Will God hear my prayers if I'm not even sure I believe? • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom your questions: https://premierunbelievable.com • For live events: …