Despite centuries of intense and heavy industry expended on the study of all sorts of features of the gospels. Wright writes: we have often managed to miss the main thing that they, all four of them, are most eager to tell us. What we need is not just a bit of fine-tuning, an adjustment here and there. We need a fundamental rethink about what the Gospels are trying to tell us.
What Wright offers is an opportunity to confront these powerful texts afresh, as if we are encountering them for the first time. How GodBecame King reveals the surprising, unexpected, and shocking news of the gospels: this is the story of a new king, a new kind of king, a king who has changed everything, and a king who invites us to be part of this new world.