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By Tremper Longman III, Raymond B. Dillard

This moment variation of An creation to the previous testomony integrates and interacts with fresh advancements in previous testomony scholarship. a number of targeted set it except different introductions to the previous testomony: • it's completely evangelical in its standpoint • It emphasizes “special introduction”―the learn of person books • It interacts in an irenic spirit with the historical-critical strategy • It beneficial properties issues of analysis historical past and consultant students instead of an exhaustive remedy of earlier scholarship • It offers with the that means of every publication, now not in isolation yet in a canonical context • It probes the that means of every e-book within the environment of its tradition together with callouts, charts, and graphs, this article is written with a watch on realizing the character of outdated testomony historiography. This upper-level advent to the outdated testomony bargains scholars an exceptional knowing of 3 key concerns: old heritage, literary research, and theological message.

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Garr, In His Own Image and Likeness (E. J. Brill, 2003); D. Garrett, Rethinking Genesis: The Sources and Authorship of the First Book of the Bible (Mentor, 2003); J. Goldingay, Old Testament Theology: Israel’s Gospel (InterVarsity Press, 2003); J. Hoffmeier, Israel in Egypt (Oxford, 1997); I. M. Kikawada and A. Quinn, Before Abraham Was: The Unity of Genesis 1–11 (Abingdon, 1985); K. A. -J. Kraus, Geschichte der historisch-kritischen Erforschung des Alten Testaments (Neukirchen-Vluyn, 1956); J.

McComiskey, The Covenants of Promise: A Theology of Old Testament Covenants (Baker, 1985); J. Murray, “Systematic Theology: Second Article,” WTJ 26 (1963): 33–46; C. M. , The Story of Israel: A Biblical Theology (InterVarsity, 2004); V. S. Poythress, Symphonic Theology (Zondervan, 1987); O. P. Robertson, The Christ of the Covenants (Presbyterian and Reformed, 1980); S. L. Terrien, The Elusive Presence: Toward a New Biblical Theology (Harper & Row, 1978); W. Van Gemeren, The Progress of Redemption: The Story of Salvation from Creation to the New Jerusalem (Zondervan, 1988); G.

Then again to the broader circle of disciples Jesus said, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms” (v. 44). Roger Beckwith (1987, 111–15) has persuasively shown that in both cases Christ is speaking of the entire Old Testament. In other words, the Old Testament does not simply provide proof texts for the coming Messiah. Its major themes point forward to Christ’s coming suffering and glory.

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