By Bruce K. Waltke,Charles Yu
The outdated testomony is greater than a spiritual heritage of the country of Israel. it's greater than a portrait gallery of heroes of the religion. it really is much more than a theological and prophetic backdrop to the hot testomony. past those, the previous testomony is galvanized revelation of the very nature, personality, and works of God. As popular outdated testomony pupil Bruce Waltke writes within the preface of this e-book, the previous Testament’s each sentence is “fraught with theology, useful of reflection.” This publication is the results of a long time of mirrored image expert via an intensive wisdom of the Hebrew language, the simplest of severe scholarship, a deep figuring out of either the content material and spirit of the outdated testomony, and a completely evangelical conviction. Taking a story, chronological method of the textual content, Waltke employs rhetorical feedback to light up the theologies of the biblical narrators. via cautious examine, he exhibits that the unifying topic of the previous testomony is the “breaking in of the dominion of God.” This subject is helping the reader larger comprehend not just the previous testomony, but in addition the recent testomony, the continuity of the whole Bible, and eventually, God himself.
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An Old Testament Theology: An Exegetical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach by Bruce K. Waltke,Charles Yu