The New Testament in Its World Video Lectures

An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the First Christians

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The New Testament in Its World Video Lectures accompany the definitive seminary-level introduction to the New Testament by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird. It presents the New Testament books as a literary, narrative, and social phenomena located in the world of second temple Judaism and early Christianity covering the third century BCE to the mid-second century CE.


N.T. Wright, Author

Michael F. Bird, Author

Bird, Michael F.: - Michael F. Bird is Academic Dean and lecturer in theology at Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Jesus and the Origins of the Gentile Mission, The Saving Righteousness of God, Evangelical Theology, Romans (Story of God Bible Commentary Series), The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus, and editor of The Apostle Paul: Four Views. He also runs a popular theological studies blog called "Euangelion" and can be followed on twitter @mbird12.

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N. T. Wright, Author

Wright, N. T.: -

N. T. Wright is the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He is the award-winning author of many books, including After You Believe, Surprised by Hope, Simply Christian, The Challenge of Jesus, and The Meaning of Jesus (coauthored with Marcus Borg), as well as the series Christian Origins and the Question of God.

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