Ask NT Wright Anything

Ask NT Wright Anything

The weekly podcast that connects you to NT (Tom) Wright’s thought and theology by allowing you to ask the questions. Presented by Premier Unbelievable? in partnership with SPCK and NTWrightOnline. www.premierunbelievable.com

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June 13, 2024 38 mins
Tom answers children's questions on today's show and tackles some of the ways we talk to children about tricky things like suffering and hell (and mosquitos!) 🦟. Plus, we talk about parenting 🤝 and the role of discipling children and young people. Tom and Justin also shares a bit about his own parenting experiences and some of the questions the children in their lives are beginning to ask too! Originally Aired: 15 Nov 2020 ...
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Tom answers listeners questions on the question of Satan and the powers of evil. Are we supposed to believe in a literal Satan? Explore with Tom Wright in today's episode of Ask NT Wright Anything what the New and Old Testaments say about the devil, demons, and how Jesus counters all evil throughout his ministry and ultimately at the cross. Originally Aired: 30 Dec 2019 • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https...
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Join Tom today as he sits down to answer a fresh batch of questions from listeners who are having trouble hearing from God. Nicole asks why 'Ask and you shall receive' doesn't seem to work in practise? Shelagh says she doesn't hear from God the way she used to - is it because of disobedience? Robert asks how you can tell if you have misheard from God? Tom also gives an update on his health and work and reflects on how he himself he...
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Tom delves into the complexities of marriage, addressing personal and burning questions from our listeners. From pondering the nature of married relationships in the new creation to offering advice for those on the brink of tying the knot, Tom brings wisdom and clarity in today's episode. With a compassionate perspective, he tackles sensitive topics such as divorce and interfaith marriages, providing thoughtful reflections grounded...
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Tom discusses the relevance of spiritual gifts like prophecy and speaking in tongues within our modern context, dives into the significance of signs and wonders, and shares his personal encounters with the Holy Spirit. Another intriguing episode delving into the questions from our listeners! Originally Aired: 24 January 2020 • More shows, free eBooks & newsletter: premierunbelievable.org • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Any...
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A bit of a twist today as we answer listener's questions that have come in asking: are we meant to take Satan literally? Join Tom Wright as he unravels some of the intricate threads of the New and Old Testaments to uncover the biblical portrayal of the devil. We're looking at some of the questions and looking at biblical passages where Jesus confronts and challenges the forces of darkness, asking what role does the Devil play in af...
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Tom answers listener questions about the Old Testament. Can the truly trust the Old Testament? When was it all written? Is the Old Testament more spiritual metaphor or natural history? How do we make sense of the Old Testament teachings in light of the 'new law' of the New Testament - don't they contradict each other? Originally Aired: 18 Dec 2019 Please remember to rate and review this podcast if your enjoyed it! __ • S...
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Listeners ask questions on which Bible translations we should deem as the best ones and which ones we should use on a daily basis. What makes a good translation, why doesn’t Tom capitalise ‘holy spirit’, and what does he make of Pope Francis ‘changing’ the Lords’ Prayer? Tom also discusses the process and thinking behind his own translation of the New Testament in ‘The Bible For Everyone’. • More shows, free eBooks & newsletter...
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Today's episode features a special guest - renowned Australian Bible scholar, co-authored and friend of Tom's, Mike Bird. Together, they delve into their groundbreaking collaborative work, "The New Testament in its World: An introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the first Christians" which both combines and unpacks years of Tom's major study into this seminal volume. For more books written by Tom Wright and M...
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Help! I am a new christian and I'm worried I'm unequally yoked in my relationship? What is the biblical view of singleness? Should Christians date non Christians? Was Jesus at my mother’s deathbed? What’s the point of it all? In this episode Tom answers the personal, pastoral and puzzled questions of listeners. • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newslette...
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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. This episode originally aired on: 27 August 2019 Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast on your podcast provider, and look out for exclusive Tom Wrig...
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In today's Episode theologian and historian Tom Wright looks at listener questions on one of the biggest topics and questions the Christian faith faces today. What is the nature of free will, does Christianity truly offer an answer to the problem of evil and suffering? 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 a...
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What is the doctrine of the Trinity? Is the Trinity key to being a Christian? Is the doctrine of Baptism an essential? And should we be baptised if we've been christened? Tom Wright addresses these questions and more in this episode. This episode was originally aired on July 30, 2019 • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free eBook, newsletter, and sign up to ask Tom y...
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Heaven and Hell are the topic of today's podcast with Tom Wright answering your questions about the afterlife., What is the nature of hell and what does Tom believe about it? What can be said about annihilationist or universalist views? If our loved one's aren't with us in heaven, can we be happy there? These and more listener questions get addressed by Tom Wright in this episode. Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything po...
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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. Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast on your podcast provider! • Subscribe to the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast: https://pod.link/1441656192 • More shows, free ...
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February 8, 2024 38 mins
In this episode, Tom answers listener questions on prayer and shares some of his own habits and approaches to praying -- If God knows our needs, what’s the point of prayer? Can we claim ‘anything’ by faith in Jesus name? What do Tom’s prayer habits look like? These and more listener questions on today's show. *This episode originally aired on 18 Jun 2019 Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast on your podcast p...
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From the archives: We hope you'll enjoy this pastoral episode with Tom as he addresses pressing questions on challenging family dynamics, navigating unforgiveness, and a candid exploration of faith struggles from a church pastor. Plus, a somewhat soulful touch as Tom shares a song again for us, with a rendition of a Leonard Cohen's classic on the guitar. Subscribe for more illuminating discussions on challenging aspects of life...
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In this replay from the Archives we’re diving into questions of Church Unity, Denominations, Worship and questions facing the Modern Church. Is attending church essential for being a Christian? What shapes our theology of worship? How do we navigate our denominational choices? For prize draws, bonus content and to ask a question sign up at www.askntwright.com For Tom’s free video course on The Lord’s Prayer http://ntwrightonlin...
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Join Tom in this replay episode from the archives as he addresses listener’s questions on navigating conversations about sexuality within the church, co-habitation, and the evolving understanding of homosexuality in the New Testament and today. With insights into Tom’s perspective on LGBTQI+ and transgender issues, inspired by a letter to The Times newspaper. Subscribe and Rate the Ask NT Wright Anything podcast on your podcast ...
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As we dive into the new year here's a replay from the podcast archives, where Tom Wright answer listener questions on how to interpret the early chapters of Genesis, what he believes about the nature of Adam and Eve, and whether suffering and death existed before the fall... Tom also pulls out the guitar once more for a Bob-Dylan x Genesis story song. For Tom’s free video course on The Lord’s Prayer http://ntwrightonline/askntwr...
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