Book Review: New Testament Wisdom For Everyone @SPCKPublishing

New Testament Wisdom For Everyone by Tom Wright Series: ...For Everyone Also in this series: Job for Everyone Published by SPCK Publishing on April 2013 Genres: Biblical Studies, Commentary Pages: 160 Format: Paperback To follow Jesus we have to learn to think inside out, in looking-glass fashion: what the world counts as great is foolishness, and what the world counts as folly is the true wisdom. Cling on to your life and you’ll lose it; give everything you’ve got to following Jesus, including life itself, and you’ll win it. In every generation there are, it seems, a few people who…

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Book Review: Job for Everyone @SPCKPublishing

Job for Everyone by John Goldingay Series: For Everyone Series Also in this series: New Testament Wisdom For Everyone Published by SPCK Publishing on April 2013 Genres: Biblical Studies, Commentary Pages: 224 Format: Paperback   Why do bad things happen to good people?   Job is a good man, blessed with children and great riches. Then, for no apparent reason, he is abandoned to terrible suffering. His children die, his wealth is stolen and he develops a foul disease. His wife tells him to curse God, and his friends no longer believe he’s the upright man they thought he was.…

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