Interpreting the Old Testament Theologically: Essays in Honor of Willem A. VanGemeren

Interpreting the Old Testament Theologically: Essays in Honor of Willem A. VanGemeren

by Andrew T. Abernethy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310535058
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 12/18/2018
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Andrew Abernethy (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College (Illinois). He is the author of Eating in Isaiah: Approaching Food and Drink in Isaiah’s Structure and Message, The Book of Isaiah and God’s Kingdom, and coeditor of Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in Times of Empire.

Table of Contents

[Some topics and contributors are TBD.]

Introduction---Andrew Abernethy
Section I: Exegetical Habits for Interpreting the Old Testament Theologically
1. Historical Context and Reading the Old Testament Theologically---John Monson
2. Genre and Reading the Old Testament Theologically---Andrew Abernethy
3. Individual Book Context when Reading a Passage Theologically---Richard Schultz
4. Canonical Arrangement of the Old Testament and Reading the Old Testament Theologically---Stephen Dempster
5. Reading the Old Testament as Part of a Two-Testament Witness to Christ---?

Section II: Theological Witness in Select Old Testament Books
6. Genesis: The Implications of the Abrahamic Narrative for the Mission of the Church---Carol M. Kaminski
7. Reading Ritual Law in Exodus and Leviticus Theologically---Richard Averbeck
8. Reading Wisdom in Deuteronomy Theologically---Daniel Block
9. 1 and 2 Kings---Lissa Wray Beal
10. Isaiah---Bo Lim
11. Divine Presence and Absence in Jeremiah---James Hoffmeier
12. Messianic Expectations in Zechariah---Anthony Petterson
13. Psalms---?
14. Proverbs---Hee Suk Kim
15. Ecclesiastes---Craig Bartholomew
16. Daniel---Ron Haydon

Section III: Theological Witness Amidst Community
17. Social Ethics and Reading the Old Testament Theologically---Danny Carroll
18. The Missional Impact of Old Testament Ethics on the New Testament---Christopher J. H. Wright
19. The Family in the Old Testament as a Theological Model for the Covenant Community---Richard Hess
20. Who Is “Israel”? Social Theory-Informed, Systematic Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament in the Contemporary Global Context---Elizabeth Yao-Hwa Sung
21. A New Testament Scholar’s Take on Reading the Old Testament Theologically---Dana Harris
22. A Systematic Theologian’s Take on Reading the Old Testament Theologically---Kevin J. Vanhoozer
23. Interpreting the Old Testament within the Church---Gregory Waybright


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