The Concept of Biblical Theology: An Old Testament Perspective

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800631918
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 736
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 1.69 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Definitions: The Many Faces of Biblical Theology 1
2 The Origins of Modern Old Testament Theology 18
3 A Typology of Old Testament Theologies 27
4 A Wider Spectrum 52
5 Difference from Doctrinal Theology 62
6 Difference from Non-Theological Study 77
7 Evolution and Anti-Evolutionism 85
8 Difference from History of Religion 100
9 Difference in the Size of Complexes 140
10 Difference in the Way of Thinking: Philosophy and Natural Theology 146
11 Connections with the New Testament 172
12 Evaluation, Commitment, Objectivity 189
13 Historical Theology - A Possible Analogy? 209
14 Opposition to Biblical Theology 222
15 'Real' Theology and Biblical Theology 240
16 'Christianizing' of the Old Testament? 253
17 Judaism after Biblical Times 256
18 Jewish Biblical Theology? 286
19 Some Theologies of the 1970s 312
20 An Overview of the Older Tradition 330
21 Story and Biblical Theology 345
22 Gese and the Unity of Biblical Theology 362
23 The Canonical Approach: First Stage 378
24 Childs' Theologies 401
25 Other Canonical Possibilities 439
26 Some Recent Theologies 452
27 Natural Theology within Biblical Theology 468
28 Oeming 497
29 Mildenberger 513
30 Raisanen 530
31 Brueggemann 541
32 Apocryphal and Other Non-canonical Books 563
33 The Distribution of Resources and Pan-Biblical Theology 581
34 David Brown 586
35 Conclusion 605
Abbreviations 608
Bibliography 610
Notes 641
Index of Names 699
Index of Concepts 708
Index of Scriptural Passages Cited 714
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