The Apostle Paul:
Purpose and Passion
(Tom) Wright is Cannon Theologian of Westminster Abbey. He is
considered by many to be the leading Jesus scholar
in the United Kingdom, and is also a world authority on the apostle
Paul. In this series, Wright leads a discussion of Pauls
life, letters and theology and his legacy for today.
six video lessons on DVD and a CD with PDF Discussion Guide.
Six video lessons on DVD and CD with PDF Discussion Guide
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saw himself as straddling the past and the future, the Jews and
the Gentiles, the old covenant and the new. How did Paul, a Pharisaic
Jew, become the champion of Christianity?
2: Gods New Creation
believed that in Jesus, God had brought the future redemption
into the present. In Jesus, the new Exodus from slavery to freedom
had arrived. What did Paul mean by this?
3: Gods New People|
tells his readers in Galatia and in Rome that God had declared
those in Christ to be justified and declared righteous.
How were Gods redeemed to live and act? What
instructions does Paul give to his churches and followers?
4: Pauls Understanding of Jesus|
believed that in Jesus, Gods future for Israel had arrived.
In Jesus, the God of Israel was personally present. In Jesus,
God had come to defeat the powers of the world. How did Paul,
a monotheistic Jew, come to believe that Jesus was divine?
Pauls View of Resurrection
followers were to be, in the midst of the Roman Empire, a colony
for Gods kingdom on earth. At the end of the age, all they
would be changed. But changed into what?
to Paul, in the person of Jesus, the new eschatological age had
arrived. Then why is Gods creation still groaning and suffering?
What is Pauls word for today?