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Theologian N.T. Wright will speak March 24-25 at Oklahoma Christian University.

N.T. Wright, a best-selling author and professor, will speak at Oklahoma Christian University on March 24-25. .
From Staff Reports Modified: March 14, 2014 at 11:23 pm •  Published: March 15, 2014
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N.T. Wright, a best-selling author and professor, will speak at Oklahoma Christian University on March 24-25.

Wright will lead a panel discussion at 10 a.m. March 25 titled “Paul and the Faithfulness of God.” The event will be in the Hardeman Auditorium on the OC campus, 2501 E Memorial Road.

Wright is research professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St. Andrew’s in Scotland. He holds a doctorate in divinity and a doctorate in philosophy from Oxford University.

He has written more than 60 books, including his best-selling “Simply Christian,” “Simply Jesus” and “How God Became King.”

In addition to the panel discussion, Wright will speak on March 24 to a sold-out crowd of 2,700 on the topic of “The Strange Challenge of Truth.”

John Harrison, professor of New Testament and Ministry and Chair of Graduate Bible at Oklahoma Christian, said those interested in hearing Wright can still attend the panel discussion the next day.

“Fortunately, the panel discussion presents another opportunity to hear from this distinguished scholar,” Harrison said. “In addition, Wright will be joined by three scholars in the study of Paul who will critique Wright's new book on Paul. This is truly a rare and unique opportunity to hear from established New Testament scholars.”

Accomplished professors Richard Hays, Jerry Sumney and James Thompson will join Wright for the panel discussion.

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