By Leslie C. Allen
These themes cluster round a typical heart: Yahweh, the God of the outdated testomony. This God is portrayed in several roles, that have hooked up to them position expectancies for either Yahweh and people with whom he assumes courting. via contextual exegesis of key texts, we come to appreciate those roles and linked themes.
While the outdated testomony has its personal particular contributions to make to divine revelation, a lot of its fabric is reused within the New testomony to give an explanation for and validate the hot testomony message. by means of focusing on the outdated testomony, we discover ways to savor the big debt the hot testomony owes to the outdated in clarifying New testomony theological and ethical perspectives.
"This terrific booklet grew out of a process lectures expounding a 'Biblical Theology of the previous testomony for Pastors.' Who larger than my colleague, Leslie Allen, to jot down in this topic? He loves the previous testomony and he has a pastor's center (every Friday he places his Hebrew Bible down and visits our neighborhood health center as a chaplain). No risk that this quantity will both promote the reader brief at the inherent value of the previous testomony or promote the reader brief on its importance within the context of Christian religion. And it does certainly satisfy either one of these expectations."
--John Goldingay, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Leslie C. Allen is Senior Professor of previous testomony at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. His latest books are A Liturgy of Grief: A Pastoral statement on Lamentations (2011), Jeremiah (Old testomony Library, 2008), Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (New overseas Biblical statement, 2003), and Psalms 101-150 (Word Biblical remark, 2002).
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A Theological Approach to the Old Testament: Major Themes and New Testament Connections by Leslie C. Allen