We know that nothing comes out of a vacuum—so Paul’s ideas must have come from somewhere.

This question is complicated by the fact that while Paul’s writing shows a deep relationship with the teachings of Jesus, there are other ideas and issues he’s responding to as well.

In this video from our upcoming course “Paul: A Biography” Professor Wright introduces one of the three major influences on Paul’s thinking.


You can learn more about the book and course Paul: A Biography (available February 27) at https://ntwrightonline.wpengine.com/paul.

But you don’t have to wait to learn more about Paul from Professor Wright! You can download our FREE eBook “Thinking in a New Way” HERE.

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Chris Morton is the founder of MortonWordsmith, where he helps tell stories of how God is making all things new—even the church! Chris believes that Jesus is empowering ordinary people to launch new and different outposts of the kingdom of God in unexpected places. He has partnered with national and international ministries such as Fresh Expressions US, The V3 Movement, The Praxis Gathering, Missio Alliance, 5Q, and others to help present Jesus and his teachings in new ways throughout the United States. Chris is a practitioner as well and serves as Community Developer at Austin Mustard Seed. Chris holds a Master's Degree in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary.

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