15 Essential Biblical Texts
What you'll learn
- Gain wisdom for living from key biblical texts Prof. N.T. Wright has chosen to explain.
- Engage with Old Testament and New Testament texts that provide guidance for life's problems and opportunities.
- Embrace the nuances of important parts of the Bible from the life, experience, and scholarship of Prof. N.T. Wright.
- Wrestle with questions that are paired with these Essential Biblical Texts to encourage thinking.
- Help determine what actually is 'Essential' in life's journey.
- This course only requires a desire to learn about the Bible. No other materials are required.
- Be eager to look for what is 'Essential' for a full and fulfilling life with God and with others.
No matter where we are on our spiritual journey, we all need guidance through life’s challenges. In this engaging video series, we invite you to explore the wisdom found in 15 key Biblical texts you can use to bring deeper meaning to your life.
Hosted by Professor N.T. Wright, this video series examines the impact each of these critical Old and New Testament texts had on his own life, and how the lessons contained within can help you improve your relationship with God, too.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in creating a more meaningful life through Biblical wisdom
- Clergy looking for resources or inspiration to enhance their sermons and other work in the church, as well as their personal ongoing spiritual journey
- Religious scholars looking to further their own research and studies or supplement their lectures and lessons
- Fans of N.T. Wright interested in an inside look at the 15 Old and New Testament texts that have meant the most to Professor Wright’s own spiritual development
N.T Wright received his BA, MA and D.Phil. from Oxford University. He taught New Testament at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities 1978-1993. He was Dean of Lichfield, then Canon of Westminster, then Bishop of Durham (Church of England), 1994-2010. Prof. Wright is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and is currently Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. He has published over 85 books and hundreds of articles. In 2014 Prof. Wright received the Burkitt Medal from the British Academy for services to New Testament scholarship. He enjoys music, golf the Isle of Harris, and spending time with his family in the midst of a busy schedule of writing and travelling.
David Seemuth has a Ph.D. from Marquette University in the field of Religious Studies with an emphasis on New Testament Theology. He has taught at the graduate level for over 30 years at numerous universities and seminaries. He also has 21 years of on-line teaching experience. His passion is to see that people not only understand the Scripture, but also apply them to daily life.
Jennifer Loop is currently a doctoral candidate at Durham University. She is the Director of Ministry Engagement for the Wisconsin Center for Christian Studies, and plays a critical role in the online education, both organizational and theological, by guiding the online student experience. Jennifer enjoys engaging with a ‘virtual community’ of diverse students and learners to explore how theology, faith and practice intersect.