Out Of Egypt: Biblical Theology And Biblical Interpretation (Scripture And Hermeneutics Series, V. 5

Author: Mary Healy, Karl Möller, Robin Parry, Craig Bartholom
Publisher: Zondervan
Keywords: biblical, herme, scripture, theology, egypt, interpretation
Pages: 528
Published: 2004-11-16
Language: English
Category: Christian Living, Christianity, Religion & Spirituality,
ISBN-10: 0310234158     ISBN-13: 9780310234159
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 39.99 USD
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Biblical theology attempts to explore the theological coherence of the canonical witnesses; no serious Christian theology can overlook this issue. The essays in the present volume illustrate the complexity and richness of the conversation that results from attentive consideration of the question. In a time when some voices are calling for a moratorium on biblical theology or pronouncing its concerns obsolete, this collection of meaty essays demonstrates the continuing vitality and necessity of the enterprise. Richard B. Hays, George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, The Divinity School, Duke University, USA This volume on biblical theology jumps into the fray and poses the right kind of questions. It does not offer a single way forward. Several of the essays are quite fresh and provocative, breaking new ground (Bray, Reno); others set out the issues with clarity and grace (Bartholomew); others offer programmatic analysis (Webster; Bauckham); others offer a fresh angle of view (Chapman, Martin). The success of this series is in facing the challenge of disarray in biblical studies head-on and then modeling a variety of approaches to stimulate our reflection. Christopher Seitz, Professor of Old Testament and Theological Studies, St. Andrews University, UK

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