A Comparative Book Review Of Fleming Rutledge’s, “The Crucifixion” And N.T. Wright’s, “The Day The Revolution Began” -- By: Robert Falconer

Journal: Conspectus
Volume: CONSPECTUS 25:1 (Mar 2018)
Article: A Comparative Book Review Of Fleming Rutledge’s, “The Crucifixion” And N.T. Wright’s, “The Day The Revolution Began”
Author: Robert Falconer


A Comparative Book Review Of Fleming Rutledge’s, “The Crucifixion” And N.T. Wright’s, “The Day The Revolution Began”

Robert Falconer

About The Author1

Dr Robert Falconer

BTech Arch, NMMU; PhD, SATS. Robert practised architecture for seven years, after which he went to Kenya as a missionary. He is a Research Supervisor for MTh and PhD candidates at the South African Theological Seminary. His primary research interests are in Systematic Theology, Philosophical-Theology, New Testament, soteriology and eschatology.

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1. Personal Profiles

1.1. Fleming Rutledge

Fleming Rutledge is an Episcopal priest, being one of the first women to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church in 1977, and is recognized in North America and Britain as a preacher, lecturer, and teacher of other preachers. She attended the General Theological Seminary and received her Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York. Rutledge was assistant and later senior associate at Grace Church in New York City for 14 years, and served as interim rector of St. John’s Church in Salisbury, Connecticut. Furthermore, she has twice been a resident Fellow at the Centre of Theological Inquiry at Princeton, a resident at Wycliffe College in the University of

Toronto School of Theology, and was also a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome (Amazon 2017:online).

1.2. N.T. Wright

N.T. Wright was the Bishop of Durham in the Church of England, and is noted not only as a prolific writer, but also as a leading Bible scholar. Currently, he serves as the Chair of New Testament and Early Christianity at the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Previously, he taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities. Apart from his many popular books, which include, How God Became King (2012), Simply Jesus (2011), After You Believe (2010), Surprised by Hope (2008), Simply Christian (2006), Scripture and the Authority of God (2005), Wright has also authored the scholarly Christian Origins and the Question of God series, these include, The New Testament and the People of God (1992), Jesus and the Victory of God (1996), The Resurrection of the Son of God (2003), and Paul and the Faithfulness of God (2013).

2. Introduction

A comparison of Fleming Rutledge...

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