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These essays are a tribute to an outstanding teacher, pastor and scholar. This highly readable collection of new essays will interest everyone with a love of the Old Testament, especially pastors, theological students, and ...
These essays are a tribute to an outstanding teacher, pastor and scholar. This highly readable collection of new essays will interest everyone with a love of the Old Testament, especially pastors, theological students, and Christian scholars. The book offers fresh perspectives on key texts and themes in the Hebrew Bible, as well as biblical-theological reflection on important issues of biblical interpretation, Christian doctrine, and spiritual formation.
Contributors to this volume include Ian S. Rennie, Victor Shepherd, John A. Vissers, Barbara M. Leung Lai, Nancy Calvert-Koyzis, Terrance Tiessen, Dennis K.P. Ngien, Mark Husbands, Jeffrey P. Greenman, and Roy R. Matheson.
|2||Donald A. Leggett: An Appreciation||5|
|3||Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22: Hope as the Reconciliation of Command and Promise||9|
|4||The Knowledge of God and of Ourselves in Psalm 19||39|
|5||Making Sense of the Biblical Portrait: Toward an Interpretive Strategy for the "Virtuous Wife" in Proverbs 31:10-31||71|
|6||Josephus Among His Contemporaries: Abraham the Philosopher and Josephus' Purposes in Writing the Antiquities of the Jews||89|
|7||Does Yahweh Take Risks?||111|
|8||"The Most Moved Mover": Abraham Heschel's Theology of Divine Pathos||139|
|9||"Reading With the Spirit": Interpreting Scripture in the Light of Word and Spirit||167|
|10||The Significance of Scripture in Christian Formation||193|
|11||Narrative Preaching From the Old Testament: The Book of Ruth as a Case Study||219|