It is very easy to read the Gospels with no understanding of ‘context’. We see a great example of this issue in the story of Jesus’ wilderness encounter with the Devil. In this short clip from our course, Simply Jesus, Prof. Wright helps put this story in context.
David Seemuth is the Founder and President of the Wisconsin Center for Christian Study which exists to bring transformation to Christian believers through the renewal of the mind. He and Prof. N.T. Wright collaborate in online course development and launched N.T. Wright Online in 2015. David has been an Adjunct Professor at Trinity International University for over 35 years and teaches in the area of Biblical Studies, specializing in the New Testament. He also served as an Associate Pastor at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, WI, for 30 years.