Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament - eBook
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Publication Date: 2009
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Series: Counterpoints: Bible and Theology
To read the New Testament is to meet the Old Testament at every turn. But exactly how do Old Testament texts relate to their New Testament references and allusions? Moreover, what fruitful interpretive methods do New Testament texts demonstrate? Leading biblical scholars Walter Kaiser, Darrel Bock and Peter Enns each present their answers to questions surrounding the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament. Contributors address elements such as Divine and human authorial intent, the context of Old Testament references, and theological grounds for an interpretive method. Each author applies his framework to specific texts so that readers can see how their methods work out in practice. Each contributor also receives a thorough critique from the other two authors. A one-stop reference for setting the scene and presenting approaches to the topic that respect the biblical text, Three Views on the New Testament Use of Old Testament gives readers the tools they need to develop their own views on this important subject. The Counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views on issues important to Christians. Counterpoints books address two categories: Church Life and Bible & Theology. Complete your library with other books in the Counterpoints series.
Stanley N. Gundry is executive vice president and editor-in-chief for the Zondervan Corporation. He has been an influential figure in the Evangelical Theological Society, serving as president of ETS and on its executive committee, and is adjunct professor of Historical Theology at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is the author of seven books and has written many articles appearing in popular and academic periodicals.Kenneth Berding (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is associate professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology of Biola University. He is the author of "Polycarp and Paul, "What are Spiritual Gifts" and "Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Ken and his family reside in La Mirada, California.
c.j.5 Stars Out Of 5July 30, 2009c.j.A MUST READ FOR ALL BIBLE EXPOSITORS!This Zondervan Counterpoint book presentsand debates 3 views on how the New Testamentuses the Old Testament. 1. Singular Meaning/Singular Reference2. Singular Meaning/Multiple Reference3. Christotelic Meaning and ReferenceFor anyone who preaches and teaches theNew Testament expositorily, this book isa MUST read and any institutions which offercourses in Bible Exposition should make thisbook a REQUIRED read. Why? Because when onedoes exposition of the New Testament, he orshe will inevitably have to deal with OldTestament quotations found in the New Testament text...expecially in the book ofHebrews!!! Well, this book shows both pros and cons ofeach position and also contains both anintroductory and concluding essay by theeditors of this book to make sure the readeris able to navigate and learn from readingthis book. If you are an expository preacher,this book is a MUST read!
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