In this NSBT volume, Peter Lau and Gregory Goswell examine the book of Ruth in its canonical context, including the wider Old Testament and the New Testament, and study selected themes including redemption, kingship, mission, kindness, wisdom, famine, and the hiddenness of God.
What should Christians do with all the laws in the Old Testament? James Todd makes a bold claim by contending that as followers of Jesus Christ who stand under a new covenant, Christians are no longer subject to any of the Old Testament laws. With wit and insight, Todd helps us understand how the laws given at Mount Sinai should be read by those called to live as saints.
Robin Routledge provides a substantial overview of the central issues and themes in Old Testament theology. For readers who want to dine on the meat of Old Testament theology but do not have time to linger over hors d?oeuvres and dessert. Now in paperback!
William A. Dyrness introduces the important themes of the Old Testament.
What should we make of the sprawling and puzzling book of Isaiah—so layered and complex in its composition? John Goldingay helps us see, hear and understand the grandeur of this prophetic masterpiece among the Prophets as both separate parts and as a whole, clearly tied together with unifying themes.
In the first volume of his three-volume Old Testament theology, John Goldingay is closely attentive to the First Testament's narrative, plot, motifs, tensions and subtleties. Telling the story of Israel's gospel as a series of divine acts, he gives readers fresh and challenging perspectives on God and God's ways with Israel and the world.
In the final volume of his three-volume Old Testament theology, John Goldingay explores the Old Testament vision of Israel's life before God. The spotlight falls on the Old Testament's perspective on the life that Israel should live in its present and future, including its worship, prayer and spirituality, as well as its practices, attitudes and ethics before God.
In this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Barry Webb offers fresh and illuminating perspectives on the "festival garments" of love, kindness, suffering, vexation and deliverance through a study of The Song of Songs, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther.
Taking a literary approach to the Old Testament in this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Stephen G. Dempster traces the story of Israel through its family lines and locales—and reflects on its meaning for New Testament revelation.
Countering scholarly tendencies to fragment the text over theological difficulties, this New Studies in Biblical Theology volume contends that Exodus should be read as a unified whole, and that an appreciation of its missionary theme in its canonical context is of great help in dealing with the difficulties that the book poses.
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