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Dr. Nijay Gupta is the perfect mix of politics and religion. For the Faithful you’ll enjoy his take on on the Apostle Paul, but for the Political, you’ll appreciate his take on how we should contextualize modern day issues such as LGBTQ+. They discuss some of the key issues and debates the church is having today, and also talked about the political atmosphere during Biblical days. As a fellow west coaster, your Political Host, Will Wright, finds out that Dr. Gupta is a fellow “Bernie-Bros” and shares in Nijay’s love for Portland.
About Nijay K. Gupta
Nijay K. Gupta serves is a Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary. He has written several books including: Worship That Makes Sense to Paul (Walter de Gruyter, 2010), Prepare, Succeed, Advance: A Guidebook for Getting a PhD in Biblical Studies and Beyond (Wipf & Stock, 2011), Colossians (Smyth & Helwys, 2013), 1-2 Thessalonians (Cascade, 2016), and The Lord's Prayer (Smyth & Helwys, 2018). He has also written numerous academic articles for journals such as Journal for the Study of the New Testament and The Catholic Biblical Quarterly. Gupta is a member of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas and serves on the boards of Ex Auditu, Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, and the monograph series Biblical Interpretation (Brill). He is co-editor of the planned second edition of the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters (InterVarsity Press).
Please visit his blog: www.cruxsolablog.com