N. T. (Tom) Wright, a noted biblical scholar who has been serving as the Anglican bishop of Durham, will return to academia in September, taking a chair in New Testament and early Christianity at St. Andrews School of Divinity in Scot land. Wright, 61, has taught in England and Canada and recently was on sabbatical at Princeton University working on a book about the apostle Paul. Wright, described by some as a centrist evangelical in biblical interpretation and church life, is much sought-after as a visiting professor, lecturer and essayist. “His profile as a churchman, writer and communicator is simply outstanding,” said Ivor Davidson, head of the School of Divinity.


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