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Tom Wright in Salisbury on YouTube

by Jonathan Ball last modified 06 Oct, 2017 11:29 AM

Professor Tom Wright, Professor of New Testament at St Andrew’s University and author of over fifty books, has been interviewed in discussion with The Bishop of Sherborne, Dr Graham Kings, by Dr Michael DeLashmutt, Director of Studies at Sarum College.

Tom Wright in Salisbury on YouTube

Tom Wright, Graham Kings and Michael DeLashmutt

Professor Wright was guest lecturer at the 2011 Sarum Theological Lectures organised by Sarum College.

The 40-minute interview, a lively discussion on key current issues of the Bible, modern culture and international politics, has been divided into eight clips and uploaded to YouTube.

Topics discussed include ‘Politics from a Christian point of view’, ‘The anniversary of the King James Bible’ and ‘The capture of Osama bin Laden’.

Dr Kings said, “It was a joy to welcome Professor Wright, one of our top scholars, and have such a lively, intelligent, wide-ranging discussion. We hope you enjoy listening to the clips, think carefully about what’s being said, and have a look in the Bible for yourself.”

Dr DeLashmutt said, “I really enjoyed being part of a conversation with the two Bishops. It’s not often you see this sort of thing happening in a recording studio, and I think a lot of people would be interested to listen in. Sarum College would love to do this again sometime.”

Further clips are planned in association with Sarum College, Spire FM – who provide the recording facilities – and the Learning for Discipleship and Ministry Team, which provides training for clergy and others wishing to do Bible study in Wiltshire and Dorset.


2011 Sarum Theological Lectures
Bishop of Sherborne 
Spire FM
Learning for Discipleship 

YouTube clips
Part 1: Introducing Professor Wright and Bishop Kings 
Part 2: The anniversary of the King James Bible 
Part 3: Modern translations of the Bible and their use  
Part 4: Kingship of Christ and the Kingdom 
Part 5: Rapture Theology 
Part 6: The capture of Osama bin Laden and implications 
Part 7: Politics from a Christian point of view 
Part 8: Conclusion 

Further information contact
Michael Ford, Communications Co-ordinator:
01722 438651, 07500 836989,

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