Richard Hays has a gift for asking well framed, definitively intriguing, and ground-breaking questions. Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul proves these qualities as Hays explores the various allusions and subtle uses of Scripture by Paul in his various letters. A fascinating study of the Bible that has reoriented the way we understand the NT use of the OT.
Steve Moyise ranks as one of the top scholars in the study of the NT use of the OT. Having produced mainly academic titles, Moyise has also begun contributing introductory for lay readers. In Evoking Scripture, Moyise explores the literary, theological, and hermeneutical frameworks that lie behind the various quotations and allusions to the OT in the NT.
G.K. Beale, who edited perhaps the most important and exhaustive resource available today on the NT use of the OT, here synthesizes that study into a biblical theology that takes its center from the unfolding of the OT theology in NT events. Original and unique, this book is sure provide a theological perspective that has been hitherto unavailable.
Stan Porter is, arguably, the leading theorist on New Testament linguistics. He is also a preeminent voice in the nT use of the OT. In, As It Is Written Porter leads a team of scholars who discuss how scholarly opinions concerning Paul's use of Scripture have been influenced by the application of divergent methods and conflicting presuppositions about Paul's identity. A fascinating, and very helpful advance for the field.
Longenecker's Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period is a ground breaking addition to the study of Hermeneutics of the early church as well as how the OT is used in the NT. Showing good judgment and focusing on interpretive methods that were present in the 1st Century world, Longenecker's work is required reading for those who study exegesis and historical hermeneutics.
Burge provides a full survey of the New Testament passages that directly address the question of land and faith. He offers an honest and compelling presentation of present-day tensions surrounding "territorial religion" in the modern Middle East in an accessible and balanced treatment from the New Testament, Old Testament, and other related materials.
At $7.99 this 700+ page NT Theology buy a leading NT scholar, is an absolute steal. Strecker argues for a mosaic of theologies in the NT using a redaction-critical approach. He highlights the cultural similarities and relationships among the NT writings.
In Joshua in the Two Horizons Theological Commentary Series
Gordon McConville and Stephen Williams interpret the book of Joshua in
relation to Christian theology, providing exegetical commentary and
reflection on an often-troubling book that nonetheless plays a key role
in the biblical drama of salvation. More...