Some think of Biblical Theology as an academic discipline. To author Edmund P. Clowney it is "a labor of worship". He writes, "A decade in the pastorate brought on me a dawning conviction that the biblical-theological approach of the seminary classroom was exceedingly rich for the pulpit ministry."
In this classic volume, first published in 1961, Clowney explains biblical theology and relates it to the following:
- The authority of preaching
- The perspective and character of preaching
- The content of preaching
To author Edmund P. Clowney, biblical theology is not an academic discipline but a labor of worship. In this volume, Clowney explains biblical theology and relates it to the authority of preaching the perspective and character of preaching and the content of preaching. Clowney writes, Biblical theology presents the Christ of the Scriptures, and the depth of religious experience which responds in faith to him.
Edmund Clowney was an influential pastor, theologian, and educator, both in church settings and several leading seminaries. The author of acclaimed works such as The Unfolding Mystery, Dr. Clowney completed How Jesus Transforms the Ten Commandments shortly before his death in 2005.
[A] fine book . . . the [authors] style . . . is always forceful and expressive. . . . this volume should receive wide circulation and close attention by anyone who seeks to preach Gods Word to our generation within the context of modern thought. Our preaching will be the richer for it.