Kinship by Covenant: A Canonical Approach to the Fulfillment of God's Saving Promises
Number of Pages: 704
Vendor: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library
Signs of Life: 40 Catholic Customs and the Difference They MakeScott HahnRandom House / 2009 / Hardcover$15.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Covenant and Communion: The Biblical Theology of Benedict XVIScott HahnBrazos Press / 2009 / Hardcover$12.49 Retail:
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While the canonical scriptures were produced over many centuries and represent a diverse library of texts, they are unified by stories of divine covenants and their implications for God’s people. In this deeply researched and thoughtful book, Scott Hahn shows how covenant, as an overarching theme, makes possible a coherent reading of the diverse traditions found within the canonical scriptures.
Biblical covenants, though varied in form and content, all serve the purpose of extending sacred bonds of kinship, Hahn explains. Specifically, divine covenants form and shape a father-son bond between God and the chosen people. Biblical narratives turn on that fact, and biblical theology depends upon it. With meticulous attention to detail, the author demonstrates how divine sonship represents a covenant relationship with God that has been consistent throughout salvation history. A canonical reading of this divine plan reveals an illuminating pattern of promise and fulfillment in both the Old and New Testaments. God’s saving mercies are based upon his sworn commitments, which he keeps even when his people break the covenant.
Scott Hahn is Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology, St. Vincent Seminary, and professor of scripture and theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is also founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Among his many best-selling books is The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth. He lives in Steubenville, OH.
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