Kings and Priests: Scripture's Theological Account of Its Readers

Kings and Priests: Scripture's Theological Account of Its Readers

by Uche Anizor

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625644824
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Uche Anizor is Assistant Professor of Theology at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University in La Mirada, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword Daniel J. Treier ix

Acknowledgments xiii

List of Abbreviations xv

1 On Locating the Readers of Scripture 1

Part 1 Royal Priesthood and "Reading" in Biblical-Theological Perspective

2 Royal Priesthood Meets the Word of God: A Biblical-Theological Sketch 27

3 Virtuous Royal Reading: The King as the Ideal "Exemplarist" Reader of Scripture 51

4 Reading Pro Ecclesia: The Priest as the Ideal "Didactic" Reader of Scripture 82

Part 2 Royal Priesthood and "Reading" in Christ's Church

5 Royal Priestly Reading in Christological Perspective: Jesus Christ as the Ideal Reader 103

6 Martin Luther, the Priesthood of All Believers, and the Word of God: Toward a Theology of Readers 137

Part 3 Royal Priesthood and "Reading" in Covenant Life

7 Divine Dramatics: Royal Priesthood as a Theological Account of the Readers of Scripture 165

8 Response and Responsibility: Royal Priesthood as an Ethical Account of the Readers of Scripture 197

Bibliography 237

Index 251

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