Kaiser challenges the scholarly position that acknowledges only the diversity of the biblical canon, and asserts that the varied texts actually display a cohesive and progressive harmony. Highlighting broad themes, he illustrates Scripture's unity on subjects such as messianic promises; the people, kingdom, and law of God; and the doctrine of salvation. An excellent hermeneutic resource. 256 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Recovering the Unity of the Bible helps readers grasp the Bibles progressive witness on various theological concepts. Walter C. Kaiser challenges the common scholarly posture that sees mostly diversity throughout the biblical canon, pointing instead to the way several Biblical themes substantially support the case for unity, including: - Messianic Promises - The People of God - The Law of God - The Doctrine of Salvation - The Mission of the Old Testament Recovering the Unity of the Bible exhibits sound techniques for students, pastors, and Bible teachers who seek to make sense of the Bibles many and different texts.
Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is distinguished professor emeritus of Old Testament and president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Dr. Kaiser has written over 40 books, including Toward an Exegetical Theology: Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching; The Messiah in the Old Testament; and The Promise-Plan of God; and coauthored An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics: The Search for Meaning. Dr. Kaiser and his wife, Marge, currently reside at Kerith Farm in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin. Dr. Kaisers website is www.walterckaiserjr.com.
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