The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story [NOOK Book]

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This bestselling textbook surveys the grand narrative of the Bible, demonstrating how the biblical story forms the foundation of a Christian worldview. The second edition has been thoroughly revised. Additional material is available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources, offering course help for professors and study aids for students. Resources include discussion questions, a Bible reading schedule, an adult Bible class schedule, and a course syllabus.
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The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story

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Overview

This bestselling textbook surveys the grand narrative of the Bible, demonstrating how the biblical story forms the foundation of a Christian worldview. The second edition has been thoroughly revised. Additional material is available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources, offering course help for professors and study aids for students. Resources include discussion questions, a Bible reading schedule, an adult Bible class schedule, and a course syllabus.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441246196
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/8/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 283,481
  • File size: 14 MB
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Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, University of Bristol) is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, and principal of the Paideia Centre for Public Theology. Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is director of theological education and scholar in residence at the Missional Training Center-Phoenix. He is also Jake and Betsy Tuls Professor of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary, Senior Fellow of Newbigin House of Studies, and minister of preaching at New West Christian Reformed Church in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, University of Bristol) is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, and the principal of the Paideia Centre for Public Theology. He founded the internationally recognized Scripture and Hermeneutics seminar and is the author of several books, including Ecclesiastes in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series. He is also an associate editor of Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible and the coauthor, with Michael W. Goheen, of The Drama of Scripture, Living at the Crossroads, and Christian Philosophy.
Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is director of theological education and scholar in residence at the Missional Training Center-Phoenix. He is also Jake and Betsy Tuls Professor of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary, Senior Fellow of Newbigin House of Studies, and minister of preaching at New West Christian Reformed Church in British Columbia. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including The Drama of Scripture, Living at the Crossroads, A Light to the Nations, and a work on Lesslie Newbigin's missionary ecclesiology.
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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Prologue: The Bible as a Grand Story
Act 1: God Establishes His Kingdom: Creation
Act 2: Rebellion in the Kingdom:
Fall
Act 3: The King Chooses Israel:
Redemption Initiated
Interlude: A Kingdom Story Waiting for an Ending: The Intertestamental Period
Act 4: The Coming of the King:
Redemption Accomplished
Act 5: Spreading the News of the King: The Mission of the Church
Act 6: The Return of the King:
Redemption Completed
Indexes
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