The Pharisee and the tax-collector in Luke 18 video discussion

The gospel lectionary reading for the so-called Last Sunday after Trinity in Year C is Luke 18.9–14, the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax-collector. We are now (as we have been for a few weeks) in the thick of distinctively Lukan material. Although with distinct Lukan phraseology and concerns, this is a masterpiece of storytelling by … Continue Reading

Is Tom Wright’s ‘Paul’ convincing?

Tom Wright, former Bishop of Durham and Professor at St Andrew’s, is often described as a ‘leading New Testament scholar’ in the world today. There is no doubt that he has significantly shifted the debates about Paul and his interpretation, and alongside that has (almost uniquely) popularised his views on Paul and the rest of … Continue Reading