Redemptive History and Biblical Interpretation: The Shorter Writings of Geerhardus Vos

Redemptive History and Biblical Interpretation: The Shorter Writings of Geerhardus Vos

by Geerhardus Vos



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780875525136
Publisher: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2001
Pages: 596
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.57(d)

About the Author

Geerhardus Vos (1862-1949) was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to the USA in 1881. He earned degrees from Calvin Theological Seminary, Princeton Theological Seminary, and the University of Strasbourg (PhD in Arabic). In 1894 he was ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church in the USA. Before beginning a thirty-nine year tenure on Princeton’s faculty, he was professor of systematic and exegetical theology at Calvin for five years.

Table of Contents

Major Biblical And Theological Studies
I.The Idea of Biblical Theology as a Science and as a Theological Discipline3
II.Eschatology of the New Testament25
III.The Range of the Logos Title in the Prologue to the Fourth Gospel59
IV.The Eschatological Aspect of the Pauline Conception of the Spirit91
V.The Priesthood of Christ in the Epistle to the Hebrews126
VI.Hebrews, the Epistle of the Diatheke161
VII.The Doctrine of the Covenant in Reformed Theology234
Shorter Biblical Studies
VIII.Some Doctrinal Features of the Early Prophecies of Isaiah271
IX.Jeremiah's Plaint and Its Answer288
X.The Ministry of John the Baptist299
XI.The Kingdom of God304
XII.Our Lord's Doctrine of the Resurrection317
XIII.Modern Dislike of the Messianic Consciousness in Jesus324
XIV.The Ubiquity of the Messiahship in the Gospels333
XV."True" and "Truth" in the Johannine Writings343
XVI.The Idea of "Fulfillment" of Prophecy in the Gospels352
XVII.The Theology of Paul355
XVIII.The Pauline Conception of Reconciliation361
XIX.The Pauline Conception of Redemption366
XX.The Sacrificial Idea in Paul's Doctrine of the Atonement372
XXI.The Alleged Legalism in Paul's Doctrine of Justification383
XXII."Covenant" or "Testament"?400
XXIII.The Biblical Importance of the Doctrine of Preterition412
XXIV.The Second Coming of Our Lord and the Millennium415
XXV.The Scriptural Doctrine of the Love of God425
XXVI.Christian Faith and the Truthfulness of Bible History458
Book Reviews
XXVII.Gereformeerde Dogmatiek475
XXVIII.Gereformeerde Dogmatiek--Vol. Two485
XXIX.Die Erwahlung Israels nach der Heilsverkundigung des Apostels Paulus494
XXX.Die Bedeutung des lebendigen Christus fur die Rechtfertigung nach Paulus499
XXXI.The Theology of the New Testament503
XXXII.Jesus and the Gospel: Christianity Justified in the Mind of Christ509
XXXIII.The Quest of the Historical Jesus: A Critical Study of Its Progress from Reimarus to Wrede517
XXXIV.Paul and His Interpreters: A Critical History526
XXXV.Kyrios Christos: Geschichte des Christusglaubens von den Anfangen des Christenthums bis Irenaeus534
Index Of Scripture561

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