This book traces the history of the biblical idea of the Kingdom of God and suggests its contemporary relevance. “To grasp what is meant by the Kingdom of God is to come very close to the heart of the Bible’s gospel of salvation.”—from the
John Bright is Professor of Hebrew and Interpretation of the Old Testament, Union
Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia. A minister of the Presbyterian Church,
U.S., he has served pastorates in North Carolina and Maryland. His book The Kingdom of God won the 1952 Abingdon Press Award.