The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story

The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story

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The Drama of Scripture: Finding Our Place in the Biblical Story by Craig G. Bartholomew, Michael W. Goheen

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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ISBN-13: 9781441246196
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/08/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 456,414
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Craig G. Bartholomew (PhD, University of Bristol) is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, and principal of the Paideia Centre for Public Theology. Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is director of theological education at the Missional Training Center and scholar in residence for the Surge Network of Churches-Phoenix. He is also adjunct professor of mission and theology at Redeemer Seminary, Dallas. Bartholomew and Goheen are coauthors of Living at the Crossroads and Christian Philosophy.
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 Contents

Contents

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:
Fall
Act 3: The King Chooses Israel:
Redemption Initiated
Interlude: A Kingdom Story Waiting for an Ending: The Intertestamental Period
Act 4: The Coming of the King:
Redemption Accomplished
Act 5: Spreading the News of the King: The Mission of the Church
Act 6: The Return of the King:
Redemption Completed
Indexes

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