Foundational to the New Testament understanding of Jesus is Jeremiah's promise of a "new covenant," the promise that God will transform our very hearts. In this important new study, David Peterson expounds Jeremiah?s oracle and its influence on the New Testament, as well as its relevance for New Covenant life today.
Instead of using Acts as a prooftext for contemporary debates about speaking in tongues or church government, this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume offers a biblical-theological framework meant to expose Luke's own purposes and themes. We find that Luke wanted to be read in light of both the Old Testament promises and the reign of Christ in the inaugurated kingdom of God.
In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Trevor Burke argues that the scripture phrase "adopted as sons," while a key theological metaphor, has been misunderstood, misrepresented or neglected. He redresses the balance in this comprehensive study of the phrase. "This volume not only probes a neglected theme; it also edifies," says D. A. Carson.
In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Mark Seifrid offers a comprehensive analysis of Paul's understanding of justification in the light of important themes including the righteousness of God, the Old Testament law, faith and the destiny of Israel.
In the first volume of his two-volume comprehensive overview of the theological and ethical thought world of the New Testament, Ben Witherington III focuses on expositional samplings of the theology and ethics of New Testament writers in context and closely examines the interrelations between New Testament theology and ethics.
Recently discovered in the Durham Cathedral Library, J. B. Lightfoot's commentary on the Gospel of St. John is a landmark event of great significance to both church and academy. Carefully transcribed and edited, these texts give us a new appreciation for Lightfoot's contributions to biblical scholarship.
Larry Helyer explores the nature of biblical theology and the question of the unity of the Bible and then examines closely Jesus, Paul and John as the primary witnesses to the climax of the biblical message. In these three principal New Testament witnesses, Helyer finds a unity of message.
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