An Old Testament Theology: by Bruce K. Waltke with Charles Yu
Author: Bruce K. Waltke
|An Old Testament Theology: An Exegtical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach |
The Old Testament is more than a religious history of the nation of Israel. It is more than a portrait gallery of heroes of the faith. It is even more than a theological and prophetic backdrop to the New Testament. Beyond these, the Old Testament is inspired revelation of the very nature, character, and works of God. As renowned Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke writes in the preface of this book, the Old Testament’s every sentence is “fraught with theology, worthy of reflection.”
This book is the result of decades of reflection informed by an extensive knowledge of the Hebrew language, the best of critical scholarship, a deep understanding of both the content and spirit of the Old Testament, and a thoroughly evangelical conviction. Taking a narrative, chronological approach to the text, Waltke employs rhetorical criticism to illuminate the theologies of the biblical narrators. Through careful study, he shows that the unifying theme of the Old Testament is the “breaking in of the kingdom of God.” This theme helps the reader better understand not only the Old Testament, but also the New Testament, the continuity of the entire Bible, and ultimately, God himself.
Features: Bibliography, Index, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 2.09" H x 9.5" L x 7.56" W (4.16 lbs) 1040 pages
Carton Quantity: 6
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
US SRP: 44.99 US
Pub Date: July 01, 2007
Bruce K. Waltke (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary; PhD, Harvard Divinity School), acknowledged to be one of the outstanding contemporary Old Testament scholars, is professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida, and professor emeritus of biblical studies at Regent College in Vancouver. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, commentaries, and articles, and contributed to dictionaries and encyclopedias.
- Biblical Studies | Old Testament | Old Testament Theology
- Religion | Christian Theology | General
- Religion | Biblical Criticism & Interpretation | Old Testament
- Religious Orientation | Christian
- Theometrics | Evangelical
Awards: Christian Book Award | Winner | Bible Reference & Study | 2008 - 2008
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