In this book the shorter writings of this famed theologian have been gathered under one cover. The reader will discover here numerous major biblical and theological studies, selected addresses, and book reviews, as well as a 13-page bibliography of Vo's writings.
Emphasizing the historical character of biblical revelation, Vos was able to clarify the pervasive meaning of Scripture by bringing into view its basic structure. Far from an array of isolated proof texts, the Bible was, for Vos, an organismits rich diversity giving unanimous expression of its redemptive message. In Redemptive History and Biblical Interpretation, the shorter writings of this famed theologian have been gathered under one cover. The reader will discover here numerous major biblical and theological studies, selected addresses, and book reviews, as well as a 13-page bibliography of Voss writings.
Geerhardus Vos (1862-1949) was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to the USA in 1881. He earned degrees from Calvin Theological Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the University of Strasbourg (PhD in Arabic). In 1894 he was ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church in the USA. Before beginning a thirty-nine year tenure on Princetons faculty, he was professor of systematic and exegetical theology at Calvin for five years.
An important publishing venture . . . for it makes available a large number of writings of a notable hologian whichhad previously been difficult to obtain. . . . especially our ministers, but also all those who are interested in theology, ought to purchase this book.
There are great riches in this volume for the student of theology. All who are convinced of the importance of biblical theology and thoroughgoing scholarship will prize this collection
Dr. Gaffin has made valuable articles available to people who might never have tackled one of Voss larger works. . . . the book belongs in theological libraries, but it might well be given to young ministers beginning their libraries, as well as general readers interested in the Reformed faith.