But HOW do you know?

NT Wright is one of my favorite teachers and since discovering him (thanks Martin!), I’ve gleaned so much from his insights. While he lectures frequently in the States, it’s very often in the context of very “established” denominational streams…the sort that probably would invite a renowned New Testament theologian and prolific author. Consequently, many people that I connect with in the States, mostly from “charismatic” and/or “evangelical” contexts might not have yet stumbled upon him. One of the reasons that I find him stimulating is that he manages to place his feet firmly in more than one theological camp. I love those voices that challenge my boxes well, without simply being from “another box.”

I commend to you a web site dedicated to the cataloging of his writings, messages, etc. You’ll find text but also audio and video there. http://www.ntwrightpage.com/ There is also a “log page” that details what has changed recently. http://www.ntwrightpage.com/log.htm I use the ChangeDetection.com service to stay up-to-date with his audio teachings and find that a tremendous resource.

This particular message that I recommend here is “Can a scientist believe in the Resurrection?” It was given at the The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion in May 2007. What I found particularly interesting was NT Wright’s discourse on how we know something. Really worth listening and understanding!

You can find both text and video for the message at their web site: http://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/faraday/CIS/Wright/index.htm

Here is the audio link (18MB – mp3): http://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/faraday/resources/NTWright.mp3

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