From the Back Cover
"The so-called 'New Perspective on Paul' has stirred up enormous controversy. ... Certain parts of John Piper's book have quietly broken new ground ... The issues are not secondary, and, pastor that he is, John Piper will not allow believers to put their trust in anyone or anything other than the crucified and resurrected Savior."
D. A. Carson, Research Professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois
"Piper writes with the concern of a pastor, the passion of a preacher, the precision of a scholar, and the courtesy of a gentleman as he critiques N. T. Wright's grand scheme of justification. Piper both highlights exegetical weaknesses in Wright's system and demonstrates the success of reading Paul using traditional categories. All who read Wright should read Piper."
Peter J. Williams, Warden, Tyndale House, Cambridge
"This book is not a rehearsal of old dogmas, nor a polemical rant, but it is a fresh articulation of the gospel that Paul preached, and it is written with a conviction and verve that will inspire preachers to faithfully set forth the whole counsel of God to their flock."
Michael F. Bird, New Testament Lecturer, Highland Theological College, Scotland
"John Piper's challenging yet courteous book takes issue with Bishop Tom Wright's major theses regarding Paul's teaching on justification. ... This is a serious critique of one of the foremost representatives of the New Perspective on Paul and deserves to be read by all who want to understand more fully and rejoice in God's righteousness in Christ and his justifying the ungodly."
Peter T. O'Brien, Senior Research Fellow, Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia
About the Author
John Piper is Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and a New Testament scholar. His many books include 'Desiring God', 'The Justification of God', 'Counted Righteous in Christ', and 'What Jesus Demands from the World'. He holds a ThD degree from the University of Munich.