This bestselling textbook surveys the grand narrative of the Bible, demonstrating how the biblical story forms the foundation of a Christian worldview. The second edition has been thoroughly revised. Additional material is available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources, offering course help for professors and study aids for students. Resources include discussion questions, a Bible reading schedule, an adult Bible class schedule, and a course syllabus.
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About the Author
Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, University of Bristol) is director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics at Tyndale House in Cambridge, England. He previously served as the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College in Ontario. He founded the internationally recognized Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar and is the author of several books, including Ecclesiastes in the Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms series. Bartholomew is also an associate editor of the Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible and the coauthor, with Michael W. Goheen, of The Drama of Scripture, Living at the Crossroads, and Christian Philosophy.
Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is director of theological education at the Missional Training Center, scholar in residence for the Surge Network of Churches-Phoenix, and professor of missional theology at Covenant Theological Seminary. Goheen is the author or coauthor of several books, including The Drama of Scripture, Living at the Crossroads, and A Light to the Nations. He lives in Surrey, British Columbia.
Table of ContentsContents
Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Prologue: The Bible as a Grand Story
Act 1: God Establishes His Kingdom: Creation
Act 2: Rebellion in the Kingdom:
Act 3: The King Chooses Israel:
Interlude: A Kingdom Story Waiting for an Ending: The Intertestamental Period
Act 4: The Coming of the King:
Act 5: Spreading the News of the King: The Mission of the Church
Act 6: The Return of the King: