Wright (and this series) started off posing the following questions:
- If Jesus has authority, what do we mean by authority?
- How does Jesus exercise His authority through the Bible?
- Since the Bible is mostly narrative, how can a story be authoritative?
Wright also posed the problem that whenever we go to the scriptures to dig out ‘timeless truths’ rather than the ‘story’ we run the risk of letting something else possess the “real” authority. As he chronicles the various hermeneutic approaches throughout church history (chapters 3 through 6) he unpacks what that something else is: Continue reading