10 New Testament Scholars I Recommend

Apologetics and Theology

Most of my graduate work has been in the area of New Testament studies. I have been taught by some great scholars and have read many books in this area. Throughout these years, I have […]

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N.T. Wright and Miroslav Volf on Joy

Apologetics and Theology

In this video, scholars N.T. Wright and Miroslav Volf discuss the theology of joy. In a world with much suffering, this is an important subject to reflect on biblically.

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Paul for Everyone: Pastoral Epistles

Apologetics and Theology

I had mixed feelings about picking up a copy from N.T. Wright’s Paul for Everyone series. On one hand, I generally stay away from devotional type commentaries. On the other hand, N.T. Wright is one […]

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Jesus: The Final Days

Jesus: The Final Days–What Really Happened By Craig A. Evans & N.T. Wright, edited by Troy A. Miller / Westminster John Knox Press What do history and archaeology have to say about Jesus’ death, burial, […]

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Midweek Apologetics Roundup

Apologetics and Theology

Rights and Their Freedoms Come From God Alone – Lenny Esposito Parents: Train Your Young Christians by Finding the Right Mentor – J. Warner Wallace Where Do You Experience Doubts with Your Faith? – Greg Koukl […]

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Top Five New Testament Books

Since I recently posted some recommended books on apologetics, I thought I would also recommend five books that deal specifically with the New Testament. Resurrection of the Son of God by N.T. Wright Jesus and […]

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N.T. Wright on the Dating of the Gospels and Historicity

Apologetics and Theology

“The crucial thing to say about this new theory is that the argument for the substantial historicity and accuracy of the Gospels never depended on their dating, anyway.  True, lots of scholars have argued as […]

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Apologetic Value of N.T. Wright

I happen to quite like the work of N.T. Wright and even considered at one point looking at the work of N.T. Wright as the subject of my doctoral dissertation.  I find his work inspiring […]

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SBL in Review

For the last number of days I have been in New Orleans for the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL).  I have literally been surrounded by the top biblical scholars in the […]

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Wright and Dunn on the New Perspective

I must confess that I have not taken a position on the new perspective on Paul.  I think that there are some important correctives raised by the new perspective scholars but I am not yet […]

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Bart Ehrman and N.T. Wright on Suffering

The Beliefnet web-site has a very interesting “blogalogue” between Bart Ehrman and N.T. Wright on the issue of suffering.  Both are respected biblical scholars but Ehrman is a former evangelical who has left the faith […]

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Book Reviews

I just had three book reviews published in the Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism.  They include N.T. Wright’s The Resurrection of the Son of God, Darrell Bock’s The Missing Gospels and Richard Bauckham’s Jesus […]

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The Wright Stuff

One of my favourite authors and scholars is N.T. Wright.  He is more of a New Testament scholar and historian than an apologist, but his work often has an apologetic tone.  He has some great […]

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