Two Testaments, One Bible The Theological Relationship Between the Old and New Testaments

ISBN-10: 0830814213
ISBN-13: 9780830814213
Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)
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Description: David L. Baker outlines the problem of the relationship between the Testaments, surveys the relevant history of interpretation, critically examines four main approaches and considers four key themes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised,  More...

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List price: $35.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 3/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

David L. Baker outlines the problem of the relationship between the Testaments, surveys the relevant history of interpretation, critically examines four main approaches and considers four key themes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded.

David L. Baker is Senior Lecturer in Old Testament at Trinity Theological College, Perth, Western Australia. He was formerly Deputy Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge, England. He is the author of Tight Fists or Open Hands? Wealth and Poverty in Old TestamentLaw (Eerdmans), and a contributor to The God of Covenant (Apollos) and Transforming the World?

Preface
Abbreviations
The Problem
Biblical foundations
Introduction
Old Testament view
Development of future expectation
Prophetic eschatology
Apocalyptic eschatology
Expectations and tensions
New Testament view
Jesus and the Old Testament
The substructure of Christian theology
New Testament interpretation of the Old
Fulfilment and resolution
History of biblical interpretation
Early church
Apostolic Fathers
Marcion
Reactions to Marcion
Theodore and Augustine
Middle Ages
Reformation
Martin Luther
John Calvin
The Anabaptists
Council of Trent
Seventeenth to nineteenth centuries
Orthodoxy
Reaction to orthodoxy
Friedrich Schleiermacher
Historical criticism
Conservative reaction
Developmental approach
A. F. Kirkpatrick
R. L. Ottley
Analysis
Conservatism
Neo-Marcionism
The Nazi Bible
Defence of the Old Testament
Implicit Marcionism
Four key decades
1930s
1950s
1970s
1990s
Four Modern Solutions
The New Testament as the essential Bible
Rudolph Bultmann
The Old Testament and the Christian faith
Prophecy and fulfilment
Critique
Existence
History
Law and gospel
Miscarriage and promise
People of God
A relationship of contrast
Comparison
Emanuel Hirsch
Friedrich Baumg�rtel
Franz Hesse
Antonius Gunneweg
The two Testaments as equally Christian Scripture
Wilhelm Vischer
The witness of the Old Testament to Christ
Old Testament interpretation
Everywhere the Scripture is about Christ alone
Critique
Method
Jesus as the Old Testament Christ
Christological Old Testament interpretation
Timeless revelation
A relationship of identity
Comparison
Karl Barth
Edmond Jacob
George Knight
Brevard Childs
Christopher Seitz
The Old Testament as the essential Bible
Arnold van Ruler
The Old Testament itself
The Old Testament and Christ
The Old Testament and the church
Critique
Incongruity
The 'surplus'
Jesus Christ as God's 'emergency measure'
Creation and salvation
Kingdom of God
A relationship of priority
Comparison
Kornelis Miskotte
James Barr
Walter Brueggemann
John Goldingay
'Sectarian impatience'
The two Testaments as one salvation history
Gerhard von Rad
Actualization
The World and humanity
The saving event
The law
Critique
History and historicity
History and story
Tradition history
Salvation history
The question of reality
A relationship of actualization
Comparison
Oscar Cullmann and George Ernest Wright
Samuel Amsler
Wolfhart Pannenberg
J�rgen Moltmann
Hartmut Gese and Peter Stuhlmacher
Four Key Themes
Typology
Typology in modern study
Modern definitions of typology
Typology in the Old Testament
Typology in the New Testament
The relationship between the Testaments
The basis of typology
Example and pattern
Analogy and correspondence
Illustration
The nature of typology
Principles and definitions
False ideas of typology
Suggested characteristics of types
Confusion with fanciful interpretation
The 'fuller meaning'
Types and paradigms
A relationship of analogy
Promise and fulfilment
Prediction, prophecy promise
Three British scholars
Three German scholars
The Biblischer Kommentar group
Consensus achieved
Definitions
Promise in the Old Testament
Terminology
The basic promise
The promise to David
The prophetic books
Fulfilment of promise
Terminology
Fulfilment within the Old Testament
Fulfilment in Jesus Christ
Fulfilment without consummation
A relationship of interdependence
Continuity and discontinuity
Continuity and discontinuity
A continuous history
Intertestamental period
Judaism and Christianity
Historical discontinuities
Israel and the church
The new Israel
One people of God
Palestine, the Jews and Judaism
Unity in diversity
Theological unity
Theological diversity
A relationship of tension
Covenant
Old covenant
Terminology
Covenants in the Old Testament
God's covenant with Abraham
Confirmation of the covenant
Covenant and worship
Covenant-breaking and renewal
Early days
Monarchy
After exile
New covenant
The prophetic message
The newness of the new covenant
New covenant in the New Testament
Conclusion
The theological relationship between the Testaments
Summary of the problem
Biblical foundations
Historical survey
'New Testament' solutions
'Old Testament' solutions
The need for a 'biblical' solution
Towards a 'biblical' solution
Christology
Salvation history
Typology
Promise and fulfilment
Continuity and discontinuity
Covenant
Implications for theology and church
The authority of the Old Testament
Old and New Testament interpretation
Biblical theology
Bibliography
Index of Bible references
Index of authors
Index of subjects

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