Goldingay clearly and strongly affirms the entire trustworthiness and authority of Scripture, and he underlines its theological significance in its parts and entirety.
"Gerhard Hasel, a keen American advocate and analyst of biblical theology, proposed more than a decade ago that the theology of each individual biblical book be examined before synthesizing the whole. House has followed through on Hasel's program admirably. The results are impressive. His synthesis of the Old Testament, moreover, in which monotheism becomes the focal point, is clearly pertinent in a pluralistic religious world. Here is a passionate but mature exposition, crisply, often memorably, articulated. The book marches alongside recent full-blown volumes on Old Testament theology; this full-scale treatment offers a viable, compelling and evangelical alternative. It's a good read."
"Paul House employs his considerable talent and command of the literature to produce a remarkably insightful and stimulating theology of the Old Testament. His book-by-book approach is not only a contribution to scholarly discussion but also an invaluable resource for pastors and lay teachers of the Bible. I enthusiastically recommend this engagingly written and provocative volume as required reading for the serious student."