Bishop N.T. Wright is one of the world’s foremost New Testament scholars and the leading expert on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. He is the former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England and is now serving as the chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. He was formerly canon theologian of Westminster Abbey and dean of Lichfield Cathedral. He also taught New Testament studies for 20 years at Cambridge, McGill, and Oxford Universities. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Divinity School, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Gregorian University in Rome, and many other institutions around the world.
A prolific writer of both scholarly and popular books, Bishop Wright has written over 30 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 being the translator for The Kingdom New Testament. He also wrote the impressive Christian Origins and the Question of God series, including The New Testament and the People of God, Jesus and the Victory of God, The Resurrection of the Son of God, and most recently, Paul and the Faithfulness of God. He was recently featured on the front cover of Christianity Today.
In addition to his many books, Bishop Wright reaches a broad audience through his frequent media appearances. A sought-after commentator, Wright writes frequently for newspapers in England, including the Times, the Independent and the Guardian. He has been interviewed numerous times by radio and television broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic, including ABC, NBC, CNN, PBS, and NPR.
Bishop Wright is married with four young-adult children and two grandchildren.