Interpreting Paul for the 21st Century

The 2014 Fuller Forum featured keynote speaker N. T. Wright, who presented on how the writings and theology of Paul might shape the church in the 21st century. A world-renowned New Testament scholar and prolific author, N. T. Wright was, at the time of this recording, research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at St Mary’s College in the University of St Andrews. He also served as the bishop of Durham from 2003 to 2010.

“The best way we can understand what Paul was on about throughout his writings is to see him as a Jewish thinker, whose Jewish thought has been turned upside down and inside out in, through, around, and by Jesus, the crucified and risen Messiah.”

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N. T. Wright on Paul and the Transformative Gospel

In his lecture “Paul and the Faithfulness of God” delivered at the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, New Testament scholar and former bishop of Durham, explored Paul’s message of the Gospel as one of a holistically transformative and utterly new way of living, thinking, and worshiping. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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Panel | N. T. Wright, Marianne Meye Thompson, and Tommy Givens

At the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, Marianne Meye Thompson, and Tommy Givens discussed Judaism, empire, and the “invention” of Christian theology in this panel moderated by Mark Labberton. The panel followed N. T. Wright’s first lecture, “Paul and the Faithfulness of God.” WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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N. T. Wright on Paul’s Trinitarian Theology

In his lecture “The One Triune God Amidst Religious Pluralism, Clashing Kingdoms, and Prevalent Evil” delivered at the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, New Testament scholar and former bishop of Durham, considered Paul’s Trinitarian theology, which involves high Christology, robust monotheism, and ecclesial unity. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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Panel | N. T. Wright, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, and Scott Sunquist

At the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, and Scott Sunquist discussed the practical and missiological implications of trinitarian theology in this panel moderated by Mark Labberton. The panel followed N. T. Wright’s second lecture, “The One Triune God Amidst Religious Pluralism, Clashing Kingdoms, and Prevalent Evil.” WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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N. T. Wright on the Messiah and the People of God

In his lecture “Who Are the People of God?” delivered at the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, New Testament scholar and former bishop of Durham, presented on Paul’s understanding of the Messiah as the fulfillment of God’s covenant with Israel—and what that means for God’s people today. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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Panel | N. T. Wright, Hak Joon Lee, Love Sechrest, and Juan Martínez

At the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, Hak Joon Lee, Love Sechrest, and Juan Martínez discussed practical sociocultural implications of justification in this panel moderated by Mark Labberton. The panel followed N. T. Wright’s third lecture, “Who Are the People of God?” WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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N. T. Wright on the Future of the World

In his lecture “What is God’s Future for the World?” delivered at the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright, New Testament scholar and former bishop of Durham, delved into Pauline eschatology—a vision not of people leaving the world but of God making the world right. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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Q&A | N. T. Wright

At the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright discussed eschatology—the resurrection and the new heavens and earth—in this Q&A moderated by Mark Labberton. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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N. T. Wright on Discipleship and the Future of the Church

In the concluding dialogue of the 2014 Fuller Forum, N. T. Wright spoke with Mark Labberton about discipleship and the future of the church. WATCHJustice, Grace, and Law in the Mission of God

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Fuller Forum 2015 Fuller Seminary

The 2014 Fuller Forum featured keynote speaker N. T. Wright, who presented on how the writings and theology of Paul might shape the church in the 21st century. A world-renowned New Testament scholar and prolific author, N. T. Wright was, at the time of this recording, research professor of New Testament and early Christianity at St. Mary’s College in the University of St. Andrews. He also served as the bishop of Durham from 2003 to 2010.