The God of Israel and Christian Theology   -     By: R. Kendall Soulen
Buy Item $18.49 Retail: $25.00 Save 26% ($6.51) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The God of Israel and Christian Theology

Fortress Press / 1996 / Paperback

$18.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $25.00
|
Save 26% ($6.51)
Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/18/14.
Email me when this product is available.
CBD Stock No: WW8837

Current Promotions

Product Description

With acknowledgment that Christian theology contributed to the persecution and genocide of Jews comes a dilemma: how to excise the cancer without killing the patient? Kendall Soulen shows how important Christian assertions---the uniqueness of Jesus, the Christian covenant, the finality of salvation in Christ---have been formulated in destructive, supersessionist ways not only in the classical period (Justin Martyr, Irenaeus) and early modernity (Kant and Schleiermacher) but even contemporary theology (Barth and Rahner). Along with this first full-scale critique of Christian supersessionism, Soulen's own constructive proposal regraps the narrative unity of Christian identity and the canon through an original and important insight into the divine-human covenant, the election of Israel, and the meaning of history.

"This is the most promising proposal to date for overcoming Christian doctrinal supersessionism while maintaining the continuing theological importance of Judaism for Christianity and not sacrificing the christological claims historically considered essential to Christian identity."
-George Lindbeck, Yale Divinity School

R. Kendall Soulen is Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0800628837
ISBN-13: 9780800628833
Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/18/14.
Email me when this product is available.

Publisher's Description

Along with this first full-scale critique of Christian supersessionism, Soulen's own constructive proposal regrasps the narrative unity of Christian identity and the canon through an original and important insight into the divine-human convenant, the election of Israel, and the meaning of history. (Christian)

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Tom
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    November 22, 2006
    Tom
    I thought this was an excellent book. It reveals the importance of the Old Testament and how the church has failed to correctly teach it in the past. This will only continue unless the church starts recognizing the legitimacy of the Jewish people and the plan that God is working out through them. I stress that this is not a light read. It will make you think. It reads more like a long technical theological paper rather than a book one would sit down and read at the end of a long day.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Irrevocable Calling: Israel's Role as a Light to the Nations
    The Irrevocable Calling: Israel's Role as a Light to the Nations
    Daniel L. Juster
    Messianic Jewish Publishers / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 56% ($5.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW226346
  2. The Ten Commandments for Jews, Christians, and Others
    The Ten Commandments for Jews, Christians, and Others
    Roger E. Van Harn
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / Trade Paperback
    $3.59 Retail: $24.00 Save 85% ($20.41)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW829658
  3. These Are the Garments
    These Are the Garments
    C.W. Slemming
    CLC Publications / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 10% ($1.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW88617
  4. Christian Theology, Third Edition
    Christian Theology, Third Edition
    Millard J. Erickson
    Baker Academic / 2013 / Hardcover
    $30.99 Retail: $49.99 Save 38% ($19.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW036439

Availability

Availability: Available to ship on or about 10/18/14. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search