Eyes to See, Ears to Hear: Essays in Memory of J. Alan Groves

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J. Alan Groves, 1952-2007, was Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary. He was instrumental in developing the definitive electronic version of the Old Testament-the Michigan-Claremont-Westminster electronic BHS-now maintaioned by the J. Alan Groves Center for Advanced Biblical Research and used as the basis of many printed and electronic editions of the Hebrew Bible.

These essays honoring Alan Groves include subjects such as "Why Do Bad Things Happen to ...

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Overview

J. Alan Groves, 1952-2007, was Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary. He was instrumental in developing the definitive electronic version of the Old Testament-the Michigan-Claremont-Westminster electronic BHS-now maintaioned by the J. Alan Groves Center for Advanced Biblical Research and used as the basis of many printed and electronic editions of the Hebrew Bible.

These essays honoring Alan Groves include subjects such as "Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People"," "Psalm 23 as Messianic Prophecy," "Beauty in an iPod Culture," "Jonah and Janus," "Israel's Via Dolorosa," and eight others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596381223
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2010
  • Pages: 225
  • Sales rank: 991,528
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Mois├ęs Silva xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xix

Abbreviations xxi

Personal Words Sinclair B. Ferguson Samuel T. Logan Jr. Eep Talstra Ed Welch xxiii

A Letter That Alan Groves Wrote for His Memorial Service: God's Unfailing Love Endures Forever xxxi

1 Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People" A Biblical Theological Approach Tremper Longman III 1

2 Psalm 15: An Exposition in Honor of Alan Groves Bruce K. Waltke 17

3 "The Lord is Christ's Shepherd": Psalm 23 as Messianic Prophecy Douglas J. Green 33

4 Ecclesiastes according to the Gospel: Christian Thoughts on Qohelet's Theology Peter Enns 47

5 Biblical Theology and Missional Hermeneutics: A Match Made for Heaven...on Earth" Michael B. Kelly 61

6 The Fifth Gospel Adrian T. Smith 77

7 "He Bore Our Sins": Apostolic Reflections on Isaiah 53 Karen H. Jobes 92

8 True Israel's "Mother and Brothers": Reflections on the Servants and Servanthood in Isaiah Christopher J. Fantuzzo 106

9 Israel's Via Dolorosa: Toward an Appreciation of Lamentations as Scripture Bradley C. Gregory 125

10 Jonah and Janus: Character Hermeneutics and the Two Faces of Jonah in the History of Interpretation Samuel L. Boyd 139

11 Beauty in an iPod Culture: Reflections on Mediation and Christian Ethics William Edgar 152

12 The Legacy of J. Alan Groves: An Oral History Kirk E. Lowery 169

13 "Has Anything So Great as This Ever Happened"" The Role of Deuteronomy 4:32-35 in Redemptive History J. Alan Groves 176

14 Curriculum Vitae J. Alan Groves 192

Contributors 197

Index of Scripture and Related Works 205

Index of Names 219

Index of Subjects 223

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