Author N.T. Wright visits Houston Baptist University
NT Wright is coming to HBU March 21-22, 2017. He will be giving two lectures tied to his new book, The Day the Revolution Began. Dr. Wright is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and one of the world’s leading Bible scholars. He is now serving as the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. For twenty years he taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. As being both one of the world’s leading Bible scholars and a popular author, he has been featured on ABC News, Dateline, The Colbert Report, and Fresh Air. His award-winning books include The Case for the Psalms, How God Became King, Simply Jesus, After You Believe, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, Scripture and the Authority of God, The Meaning of Jesus (co-authored with Marcus Borg), as well as being the translator for The Kingdom New Testament.
Lectures will be held on Tuesday evening (March 21) at 7:00 PM and Wednesday afternoon (March 22) at 11:00 AM, both in Dunham Theater. The lectures titles are “According to the Scriptures: The Beginnings of Atonement Theology” and “Jesus’ Death in the Gospels: Forgotten Dimensions of the Cross”, respectively.
Registration is free, but seating is limited.