N.T. Wright discusses his recent 1700pg tome Paul and the Faithfulness of God (Fortress Press/SPCK, 2013) and his more recent book The Paul Debate (Baylor/SPCK, 2015) in which he responds to critiques of his big book on Paul. Wright also discusses the implications of his work on Paul for the Church and marketplace.
Professor Steve Moyise presents a lecture on “NT Wright’s understanding of Paul’s use of scripture” at Newman University, Birmingham, on February 12, 2015.
An mp3 audio file of the lecture is available.
A handout containing the text of the lecture is available, in pdf format.
A second lecture by Steve Moyise examines the question, “Was the Birth of Jesus According to Scripture?”
Lecture notes are available: Birth of Jesus Newman handout.
Powerpoint slides of Was the Birth of Jesus are available in pdf format.
One recurring interest for Professor Marcus Borg (March 11, 1942 – January 21, 2015) was the nature and meaning of the resurrection of Jesus. The late Marcus Borg was involved in a number of debates and discussions concerning the meaning of resurrection, and we include a selection here.
Crossan and Borg vs. White and Renihan
Gulf of Alaska, 2005
This debate took place on board a cruise ship in 2005 in the Gulf of Alaska, between John Dominic Crossan, Marcus Borg, James Renihan and James White.
Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? William Lane Craig vs Marcus Borg
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas (October 22, 2001)
“William Lane Craig debates Jesus Seminar member Marcus Borg on Jesus’ physical resurrection. Darrell Bock and Daryl Schmidt (also a Jesus Seminar member) respond.”
Believing in the Resurrection: Was Jesus Actually Raised from the Dead? Marcus Borg & Charles Holt
Hosted by the Rollins College on February 7, 2013
Listen also to a debate between Borg’s fellow Jesus Seminarian, John Dominic Crossan with N.T. Wright,
The Resurrection: Historical Event or Theological Interpretation?
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, March 11 or 12, 2005
N.T. Wright delivered a lecture “Why and How Paul Invented ‘Christian Theology'” at Duke University, on November 11, 2014, which includes some useful questions and answers from 48:53 onwards, including one from Joel Marcus at 50:36 noting that some Jewish writers appeared to do theology before Paul:
N.T. Wright also participated in a panel discussion at Duke University, on November 10, 2014, with Douglas Campbell, Ross Wagner, and Susan Eastman: