Paul for Everyone, The Prison Letters: Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon

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Making use of his scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright captures the verve and sparkle of these letters. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed. They reveal Paul's longing to see young churches grow in faith and understanding, rooted in Jesus himself, and to see this faith worked out in practice. Wright's stimulating comments are combined with his own fresh and ...

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Overview

Making use of his scholar's understanding, yet writing in an approachable and anecdotal style, Tom Wright captures the verve and sparkle of these letters. Paul wrote the letters while in prison facing possible death, but their passion and energy are undimmed. They reveal Paul's longing to see young churches grow in faith and understanding, rooted in Jesus himself, and to see this faith worked out in practice. Wright's stimulating comments are combined with his own fresh and inviting translation of the text.

Tom Wright has undertaken a tremendous task: to provide guides to all the books of the New Testament, and to include in them his own translation of the entire text. Each short passage is followed by a highly readable discussion, with background information, useful explanations and suggestions, and thoughts as to how the text can be relevant to our lives today. A glossary is included at the back of the book. The series is suitable for group study, personal study, or daily devotions.

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Pastors, evangelists, and Sunday school teachers will love this ... [Wright] gives an exciting, original translation of the Greek text and some insightful questions for personal reflection or group discussion. He includes a helpful glossary of terms at the end and highlights these so readers can better understand technical terms. Although it's written for adult readers unfamiliar with the Bible, younger readers will benefit from his clear explanations and timely applications of the text.
The Christian Herald
If you wish to meet afresh the Jesus who broke into people's lives while on earth, I heartily recommend these guides to you.
CBA Marketplace
Pastors, evangelists, and Sunday school teachers will love this ... [Wright] gives an exciting, original translation of the Greek text and some insightful questions for personal reflection or group discussion. He includes a helpful glossary of terms at the end and highlights these so readers can better understand technical terms. Although it's written for adult readers unfamiliar with the Bible, younger readers will benefit from his clear explanations and timely applications of the text.
Baptist Times
For those seeking to deepen their understanding of the Bible or preachers looking for ways to apply the passage on a Sunday morning, this looks like a very good series to acquire.
Expository Times
In this new series [Wright] excels as a communicator, making this series the most exciting study guide since William Barclay's Daily Study Bible.
Christianity and Renewal
There is a fair chance that, for many ordinary Christians, these pocket-size volumes will turn out to be the publishing event of the year.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664227883
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
  • Publication date: 3/15/2004
  • Series: For Everyone Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 414,432
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom Wright
Tom (N.T.) Wright is the Bishop of Durham in the Church of England. He is a prolific author and noted New Testament scholar, and was named by Christianity Today in 1999 as one of the world's top 5 new theologians. He has written over thirty books, both at the scholarly level (including Jesus and the Victory of God, The Resurrection of the Son of God, and The Meaning of Jesus) and for a popular audience (including The Meal Jesus Gave Us (WJK) and Who Was Jesus?).
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