Notes on Ezekiel

Ezekiel is a younger contemporary, if that’s not an oxymoron, of Jeremiah; Ezekiel was preaching to Babylonian Jews while Jeremiah was preaching to Jerusalem Jews (prior to its fall).   Presumably some parts of the book were written — or at least delivered orally — before, and some after, the fall of Jerusalem:  That is, it would … [Read more…]

N.T. Wright, “Paul”

I generally like N.T. Wright — I have favorable posts on other books he’s written on this blogsite — and I enjoyed his biography here of St. Paul.  The book is readable and of manageable length (432 pages plus notes).  It’s straightforward in its organization, basically following Paul’s life, and necessarily discusses Paul’s letters and … [Read more…]