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Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments Theological Reflection on the Christian Bible

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ISBN-10: 0800626753

ISBN-13: 9780800626754

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brevard S. Childs

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This monumental work is the first comprehensive biblical theology to appear in many years and is the culmination of Brevard Child's lifelong commitment to constructing a biblical theology that surmounts objections to the discipline raised over the past generation. Childs rejects any approaches that overstress either the continuity or discontinuity between the Old and New Testaments. He refuses to follow the common pattern in Christian thought of identifying biblical theology with the New Testament's interest in the Old. Rather, Childs maps out an approach that reflects on the whole Christian Bible with its two very different voices, each of which retains continuing integrity and is heard…    
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 768
Size: 9.00" wide x 6.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Brevard S. Childs is Sterling Professor of Divinity and Fellow of Davenport College, The Divinity School, Yale University, and author of Biblical Theology in Crisis and the book of Exodus.

Preface
Abbreviations
Prolegomena
The History of the Discipline of Biblical Theology
Current Models for Biblical Theology
Classic Earlier Christian Approaches to Biblical Theology
A Search for a New Approach
The Problem of the Christian Bible
A Canonical Approach to Biblical Theology
From Witness to Subject Matter
Canonical Categories for Structuring a Biblical Theology
The Discrete Witness of the Old Testament
Methodological Problems
Creation
From Eden to Babel
Patriarchal Traditions (Genesis 12-50)
Mosaic Traditions
The Possession of the Land and the Settlement
The Tradition of the Judges
The Establishment of the Monarchy
The Divided Kingdom
Exile and Restoration
The Prophetic Tradition
The Apocalyptic Tradition
The Wisdom Tradition
The Tradition of the Psalms
Excursus: The Theological Problem of Old Testament History
The Discrete Witness of the New Testament
The Hermeneutical Problem of the Historical Study of the New Testament
The Church's Earliest Proclamation
The Pauline Gospel
The Formation of the Gospels
The Four Gospels
The Witness of Acts to the Mission of the Church
The Post-Pauline Age
Exegesis in the Context of Biblical Theology
Genesis 22.1-19: The Akedah
Matthew 21.33-46: The Parable of the Wicked Tenants
Theological Reflection on the Christian Bible
The Identity of God
God the Creator
Covenant, Election, People of God
Christ the Lord
Reconciliation with God
Law and Gospel
Humanity: Old and New
Biblical Faith
God's Kingdom and Rule
The Shape of the Obedient Life: Ethics
A Holistic Reading of Christian Scripture
Index of Authors
Index of Biblical References (selected)