May 2, 2022
Michael Bird is an Australian Anglican priest, a theologian, and New Testament scholar. Bird has written a number of books, including The New Testament in Its World (2019, with N. T. Wright), Evangelical Theology: A Biblical and Systematic Introduction (2013), The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus (2014), and Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts: A Case for Gender Equality in Ministry. The Gospel of the Lord won the Biblical Studies section of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Awards. Bird is also the author of a fantasy novel titled Iskandar: And the Immortal King of Iona. In November 2015 he was ordained as a priest for the Anglican Church of Australia. Read more from Michael at michaelfbird.substack.com.