N. T. Wright Quote on the Ancient Jewish Concept of Salvation

When ancient Jews spoke of salvation, however, they were usually referring to the salvation of the world, or of Israel: of a world, or at least a people, over which evil no longer had any power.  –  N. T. Wright

Source:  Douglas Moo’s review of Paul and the Faithfulness of God at The Gospel Coalition site.

Also, Moo says:

A key thread [of the book] is Wright’s insistence that the basic story Paul’s working with has to do with God’s fulfillment of his covenant promises to Abraham…

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