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Biblical theology: Retrospect And Prospect

Biblical theology: Retrospect And Prospect

by Scott Hafemann (Editor)


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This accessible collection of twenty essays, by a wide range of Old and New Testament scholars offers a fresh assessment of issues in biblical theology: where it has been, the status of questions within it, and its future prospects.

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ISBN-13: 9780851112794
Publisher: IVP
Publication date: 11/21/2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.93(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Hafemann (Th.D., Tübingen) is the Mary F. Rockefeller Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the faculty of Gordon-Conwell, he served from 1995 to 2004 as the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College and Graduate School in Wheaton, Illinois.

His books include Suffering and the Ministry of the Spirit; Paul, Moses and the History of Israel; an NIV Application Commentary on 2 Corinthians; and The God of Promise and the Life of Faith: Understanding the Heart of the Bible.

He has written several books, including Paul, Moses and the History of Israel and God of Promise and the Life of Faith.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
1. Biblical Theology: Retrospect and Prospect—Scott J. HafemannPart 1: The Question of the "Old Testament"
2. Biblical Theology and the Composition of the Hebrew Bible—John H. Sailhamer
3. Genesis 1-4: The Genesis of Old Testament Instruction—Brian G. Toews
4. Genesis 2:1-17: A Foreshadowing of the New Creation—William J. Dumbrell
5. Geography and Genealogy, Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible—Stephen G. Dempster
6. What is "Canonical" About a Canonical Biblical Theology?: Genesis as a Case Study of Recent Old Testament Proposals—Richard Shultz
7. Psalms and Psalter: Paradigm for Biblical Theology—Gerald H. Wilson
8. Figural Representation and Canonical Unity—M. Jay WellsPart 2: The Witness of the "New Testament"
9. Jesus' Vision for the Restoration of Israel as the Basis for a Biblical Theology of the New Testament—James M. Scott
10. Diversity and Unity in the New Testament—Andreas J. Köstenberger
11. The New Testament and New Creation—G.K. Beale
12. My Experience with Biblical Theology—Peter StuhlmacherPart 3: The Unity of the Bible
13. Two Testaments and the Failure of One Tradition History—Christopher R. Seitz
14. Dialogic Conceptions of Language and the Problem of Biblical Unity—Nicholas Perrin
15. The Conceptual Structure of New Testament Theology—Stephen E. Fowl
16. Progressive Dispensationalism and the Law/Gospel Contrast: A Case Study in Biblical Theology—Daniel P. Fuller
17. The Future of Biblical Theology—Ted M. DormanPart 4: Biblical Theology
18. Biblical Theology and the Wholeness of Scripture: Steps Toward a Program for the Future—Paul R. House
19. Biblical Theology as the Heartbeat of Effective Ministry—Graeme L. Goldsworthy
Subject Index
Scripture Index
List of Contributors

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