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The fortnightly podcast that connects you to NT (Tom) Wright’s thought and theology by allowing you to ask the questions. Presented by Premier in partnership with SPCK and NTWrightOnline. Hosted by Justin Brierley. www.askntwright.com

Episode Date
#25 When Christians lose their faith
36:20

In the wake of two high profile Christians who have renounced their faith, Tom responds to listener questions on what defines being a Christian, whether we can lose our salvation, and what to do when a loved one cannot respond to the Gospel because of dementia.

Tom also talks about his new book ‘History and Eschatology’ based on his 2018 Gifford Lectures.

For ‘History and Eschatology: Jesus and the promise of natural theology’ by NT Wright https://spckpublishing.co.uk/history-and-eschatology

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Nov 19, 2019
#24 The New Testament In Its World
36:55

In a one–year anniversary special of the show, Justin and Tom are joined by Australian Bible scholar Mike Bird to talk about their major new collaborative book ‘The New Testament in its World: An introduction to the history, literature and theology of the first Christians’.

For the book and tour dates: www.newtestamentworld.com

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Nov 06, 2019
#23 Tom talks about life, faith and atonement
31:20

In this interview with NT Wright from The Profile podcast, Justin Brierley interviews Tom about his life and faith, as well as his theology of atonement in his book The Day The Revolution Began.

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Oct 16, 2019
#22 Am I unequally yoked? What about singleness? What’s the point? Puzzled and pastoral questions.
32:49

Am I unequally yoked to my wife? What’s the biblical view of singleness? Was Jesus at my mother’s deathbed? What’s the point of it all? Tom answers the personal, pastoral and puzzled questions of listeners.

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For Unbelievable? Live in LA https://www.unbelievable.live/

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Sep 24, 2019
#21 Free will and the problem of evil
34:09

An atheist listener asks a question about free will and the problem of evil. Will it be possible for there to be another ‘fall’ in the new creation? And the hosts of the Libertarian Christian Podcast have some questions for Tom about living as Christians in today’s world.

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Sep 11, 2019
#20 Israel, Christian Zionism and the return of Jesus
36:00

How should Christians think about the place of Israel today? Do the Jewish people still have a distinct role in God’s purposes? The Bible says Jesus will return ‘soon’, so why hasn’t he?

These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode.

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Aug 27, 2019
#19 Doctrine questions about the Trinity and Baptism
36:53

How does the doctrine of the Trinity work? Do you have to believe it to be a Christian? Where do you find it in the Bible? What does Tom think about the doctrine of baptism?

These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode.

For the newsletter, bonus content, prize draws and to ask a question sign up at www.askntwright.com

For a listener discount on Tom Wright books: http://spckpublishing.co.uk/askntwright

For Unbelievable? Live in LA https://www.unbelievable.live/

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Jul 30, 2019
#18 Hell and Heaven
36:05

What is the nature of hell and what does Tom believe about it? What about annihilationist or universalist views? Can we be happy in heaven if we know that loved ones won’t be there?

These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode.

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Jul 18, 2019
#17 Other religions, the New Age and Islam
36:01
What happens to those who don’t believe in Jesus? What can I say to my New Age sister? My Muslim friend gets so much comfort from her faith... do I need to evangelise her?
 
These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode.
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Jul 02, 2019
#16 Tom answers questions on prayer
34:25

What’s the point of prayer if God knows our needs? Can we claim ‘anything’ by faith in Jesus name? What do Tom’s prayer habits look like?

These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode.

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To get the video course on the Lord’s Prayer free www.ntwrightonline.org/askntwright  

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Jun 18, 2019
#15 A pastor losing his faith writes in. Tom responds to personal questions
42:55

In a special pastoral Q&A edition Tom responds to various questions on difficult family situations, unforgiveness and a church pastor who doesn’t know if he believes any more. 

Plus,Tom whips out the guitar again for a Leonard Cohen classic.

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Jun 07, 2019
#14 The Church, worship and unity
27:54

Do you have to go to church to be a Christian? What should our theology of worship be? How do we know we are in the ‘correct’ denomination? Tom Wright answers these and more questions from listeners, and chats with host Justin about Christian unity.

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May 21, 2019
#13 Christian sexual ethics, homosexuality and transgender
31:44

In this edition of the podcast Tom answers listener questions on how to have better conversations on sexuality in the church, co-habitation, whether the New Testament understanding of homosexuality was different to today and his thoughts on Transgender following a letter he wrote to The Times newspaper.

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For podcast listener discounts on Tom’s books www.spckpublishing.co.uk/askntwright 

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May 10, 2019
#12 Genesis, evolution, Adam and Eve and The Fall
35:20

Tom Wright joins Justin to answer listener questions on how to interpret the early chapters of Genesis, what he believes about the nature of Adam and Eve, whether suffering and death existed before the fall and much more… He also pulls out the guitar once more for a Genesis-themed song.

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Apr 24, 2019
#11 Easter, the resurrection and thoughts on Jordan Peterson
33:45

As Easter approaches Tom answers a variety of listener questions on the Biblical resurrection accounts, the nature of the resurrection body, why Jesus didn’t stay with us, and also shares his thoughts on popular psychology professor Jordan B Peterson.

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Apr 09, 2019
#10 Tom answers Personal Qs on favourite preachers, authors and his own faith
29:16

Listeners want to know about Tom -  Who are his favourite authors? If he could have dinner with anyone from the 20th Century who would it be? Why is he an Anglican? Has he ever struggled with his own faith?

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Mar 27, 2019
#9 Old Testament violence, Andy Stanley and Greg Boyd
31:15
Tom responds to listener Qs on Andy Stanley ‘unhitching’ Christianity from the Old Testament, the historicity of the Exodus, and the way that Greg Boyd interprets violent portraits of God in ‘The Crucifixion Of The Warrior God’.
 
For prize draws, bonus content and to ask a question sign up at www.askntwright.com
 
For a 20% discount on The Bible For Everyone go to  https://spckpublishing.co.uk/the-bible-for-everyone and enter discount code NTWRIGHT at checkout.  
 
For podcast listener discounts on Tom’s video courses www.ntwrightonline.org/askntwright
 
For Unbelievable? with Greg Boyd & Paul Copan debating Old Testament warfare and violence:
 
 
 
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Mar 12, 2019
#8 Resurrection, hell, universalism, dispensationalism (and much more)
01:02:16

In an extended edition of the show originally broadcast on the Unbelievable? podcast, Justin asks a variety of listener questions on dispensationalism, John’s gospel, inerrancy, salvation, hell, universalism and Tom’s favourite books, music and much more…

For prize draws, bonus content and to ask a question sign up at www.askntwright.com

For a 20% discount on The Bible For Everyone go to  https://spckpublishing.co.uk/the-bible-for-everyone and enter discount code NTWRIGHT at checkout.  

For podcast listener discounts on Tom’s video courses www.ntwrightonline.org/askntwright

For other Unbelievable? episodes featuring Tom Wright:

https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/Unbelievable-What-happened-on-the-cross-NT-Wright-Tom-Schreiner.-500th-podcast-episode

https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/NT-Wright-James-White-debate-on-St.-Paul-Justification-Unbelievable

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Feb 26, 2019
#7 Bible infallibility, Sola Scriptura and slavery
31:26

How should we treat the Bible? Inerrant? Infallible? Does it contain errors? Tom  answers questions on the nature of the Bible as well as related issues such as whether the Reformers were right to concentrate solely on scripture rather than church tradition, and whether there is a ‘trajectory hermeneutic’ when it comes to issues like slavery in the Bible.  

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For a 20% discount on The Bible For Everyone go to  https://spckpublishing.co.uk/the-bible-for-everyone and enter discount code NTWRIGHT at checkout.  

For the poetry book mentioned near the start - ‘Five Quintets’ by Michael O’Siadhail  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Five-Quintets-Micheal-OSiadhail/dp/1481307096

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Feb 12, 2019
#6 Female church leadership, complementarity and marriage
30:40

Tom answers questions on what the New Testament says about the role of women in church leadership. Does 1 Tim 2:13-15 forbid women from preaching? What does he make of complementarian vs egalitarian theology? How does he treat passages such as Ephesians 5: 22  ‘wives submit to your husband’?  

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For Paula Gooder and Francesca Stavrakopoulou debating sexism and the role of women in the early church

https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/Unbelievable-Is-Christianity-sexist-Paula-Gooder-Francesca-Stavrakopoulou

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Jan 30, 2019
#5 Qs on the life of St Paul, justification and predestination
31:07

Tom Wright talks to Justin about his new book Paul: A Biography and takes listener questions on ‘justification’, election and salvation and what three things he would ask Paul if he were alive today. 

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For NT Wright in conversation with Tom Holland https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/Unbelievable-NT-Wright-and-Tom-Holland-How-St-Paul-changed-the-world

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Jan 16, 2019
#4 Qs on Mission, Evangelism, Islam and other religions
31:25

In this episode Tom Wright fields listener questions on evangelism in a post-Christian world, returning to a message of repentance, whether we can know that Jesus is the only way to God, and how to talk about Jesus with a Muslim.

And Tom gets his guitar out again…

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Jan 01, 2019
#3 Qs on Christmas, the historical Jesus, Bart Ehrman & The Ascension
30:12

Tom Wright talks to Justin about Christmas and the birth narratives, and answers listener questions on the reliability of the gospels, Bart Ehrman on textual transmission, the dating of the gospels, and whether The Ascension happened as described.

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End music: Bach Christmas Oratorio – Wiki Creative Commons

Dec 11, 2018
#2 Qs on sacrifice, crucifixion and atonement
31:32

Tom Wright talks about his book The Day The Revolution Began and answers listener Qs on Penal Substitution, the Old Testament sacrificial system, Christ’s ‘descent to the dead’, and an atheist’s claim that Christ’s death was ‘just a bad weekend at human camp’.

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Nov 27, 2018
#1 Qs on Heaven, the Kingdom of God and the return of Christ
32:13

In the first full episode of the show, Tom Wright answers listener questions on how to teach children about new creation, where our loved ones go after they die, and responds to a critique from William Lane Craig. 

BONUS CONTENT: 

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Nov 13, 2018
Tom and Justin introduce the podcast
10:22

Register for updates, exclusive content and to ask your question at www.askntwright.com

NT (Tom) Wright is the former Bishop of Durham, a celebrated Bible scholar, author, and Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Tom and Justin chat about the new podcast in this introductory episode.

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Nov 08, 2018