'How can the death of one man two thousand years ago have any relevance to me? Why did Jesus have to die?'
'Reading this book is like being given a set of X-ray glasses that reveal so much more than we normally see . . . An important as well as an excellent book that will enhance the way salvation and discipleship are understood.' Christianity
'Wright locates the crucifixion in the sweep of Israel's story (and ours) with power and depth and freshness of thought.' John Ortberg
'Lucid, engaging, thorough, compelling and profoundly important. If I could recommend one introduction to Wright's important body of work, this would be it.' Brian D. McLaren
'Another magisterial book from Tom Wright . . . Again and again, he manages to bring his colossal intelligence and immense scholarship together in an extraordinarily accessible manner.' Church Times
'A compelling read.' Theology
'Highly recommended.' Church of England Newspaper