N.T. Wright

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Nicholas Thomas Wright[1] (born 1 December 1948) is the Bishop of Durham of the Anglican Church and one of the worlds leading New Testament scholars, especially known for his Pauline scholarship. He is currently a Professor at St Andrews University.


N.T. Wright first received his B.A. (1s class honors) in 1971, and then received another B.A. (also 1st class honors) in 1973. In 1975, he received an M.A., and in 1981, he received a D.Phil. Finally, in 2000, he received a D.D (Doctor of Divinity).

Major Publications

N.T. Wright has contributed more major and influential works to New Testament scholarship than almost any other academic in the field. Some of his major contributions to academia include;

  • The New Testament and the people of God
  • Climax of the covenant: Christ and the law in Pauline theology
  • The resurrection of the Son of God
  • What Saint Paul Really Said: Was Paul of Tarsus the Real Founder of Christianity?
  • Paul: In fresh perspective
  • The letter to the Romans
  • The Challenge of Jesus: Rediscovering who Jesus was and is
  • Justification: God's plan & Paul's vision