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Christian theologians rarely study the Old Testament in its final Hebrew canonical form, even though this was very likely the Bible used by Jesus and the early church. However, once read as a whole, the larger structure of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) provides a “wide-angle lens” through which its contents can be viewed.

In this stimulating New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Stephen G. Dempster argues that, despite its undoubted literary diversity, the Hebrew Bible possesses a remarkable structural and conceptual unity. The various genres and books are placed within a comprehensive narrative framework which provides an overarching literary and historical context. The many texts contribute to this larger text, and find their meaning and significance within its story of “dominion and dynasty,” which ranges from Adam to the Son of Man, from David to the coming Davidic king.

CONTENTS

Series Preface
Author’s Preface
Introduction
1. A Book or a Ragbag: A Literary Approach to Old Testament Theology
2. The Beginning, Middle and Ending of the Tanakh: A Preview of the Storyline (Adam to David)
3. The Narrative Storyline Begins (Genesis)
4. The Narrative Storyline Continues (Exodus to Deuteronomy)
5. The Narrative Storyline Continues: The Former Prophets (Joshua to Kings)
6. Suspension of the Storyline–Poetic Commentary Begins: The Latter Prophets (Jeremiah to the Twelve)
7. Poetic Commentary Continues: The Writings (Ruth to Lamentations)
8. Ending of Poetic Commentary and Resumption of Narrative Storyline (Daniel to Chronicles)
9. Typology and New Testament Reflections
Bibliography
Index of Ancient Sources
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Scripture References

Additional information

Weight 410.0 g
Dimensions 216 × 140 × 14 mm
Author(s)

Dempster, Stephen G, (Author)

Publication Summary

Apollos (2003), 268 pages

Published Date

2003

Page Count

268

Language

English

Product Type

Paperback

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