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Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible

Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Today's biblical interpreter, whether scholar, student, or pastor, is faced with a plethora of philosophies and methods for interpreting Scripture. Postmodern trends have emphasized one's community identity in shaping interpretation, leading to differing conclusions. In addition, modern biblical interpretation has too often been characterized by a schism b… Read more…

Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament

Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament features Key articles from the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible, which introduced significant names, theories, and concepts in the field of biblical interpretation. The articles, authored by leading scholars, provide a history of interpretation and cover major theological id… Read more…

Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-By Book Survey

Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-By Book Survey

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Theological Interpretation of the New Testament features Key articles from the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible, which introduced significant names, theories, and concepts in the field of biblical interpretation. The articles, authored by leading scholars, provide a history of interpretation and cover major theological id… Read more…

Romantic Rationalist

Romantic Rationalist

by John Piper, Randy Alcorn, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Philip Graham Ryken, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Philip Graham Ryken, Randy Alcorn, Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Douglas Wilson

“We are far too easily pleased.” C. S. Lewis stands as one of the most influential Christians of the twentieth century. His commitment to the life of the mind and the life of the heart is evident in classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and Mere Christianity—books that illustrate the unbreakable connection between rigorous thought and deep… Read more…

Communion with the Triune God (Foreword by Kevin J. Vanhoozer)

Communion with the Triune God (Foreword by Kevin J. Vanhoozer)

by John Owen, Justin Taylor, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Justin Taylor, Kevin J. Vanhoozer, John Owen and Kelly M. Kapic

Does it make a difference that the God Christians claim to worship has revealed himself as triune-the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit? Does this fundamental truth of biblical authority have an effect on a believer's personal fellowship with God? Puritan theologian John Owen recognized the great need for every believer to understand the triune God. Communion wit… Read more…

Everyday Theology (Cultural Exegesis) How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends

Everyday Theology (Cultural Exegesis) How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, Charles A. Anderson and Michael J. Sleasman

Everyday theology is the reflective and practical task of living each day as faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. In other words, theology is not just for Sundays, and it's not just for professional theologians. Everyday Theology teaches all Christians how to get the theological lay of the land. It enables them to become more conscious of the culture they inh… Read more…

Reading Scripture with the Church Toward a Hermeneutic for Theological Interpretation

Reading Scripture with the Church Toward a Hermeneutic for Theological Interpretation

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, A. K. M. Adam, Stephen Fowl and Francis Watson

Theological interpretation of the Bible is key to the health and vitality as well as the belief and practice of the church. Just how it is done has been the subject of much discussion and debate over the centuries. In Reading Scripture with the Church, four leading biblical scholars make the case for theological interpretation. Each author is given the oppor… Read more…

The Pastor as Public Theologian Reclaiming a Lost Vision

The Pastor as Public Theologian Reclaiming a Lost Vision

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan

Many pastors today see themselves primarily as counselors, leaders, and motivators. Yet this often comes at the expense of the fundamental reality of the pastorate as a theological office. The most important role is to be a theologian mediating God to the people. The church needs pastors who can contextualize the Word of God to help their congregations think… Read more…

Pictures at a Theological Exhibition Scenes of the Church

Pictures at a Theological Exhibition Scenes of the Church's Worship, Witness and Wisdom

by Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Many Christians are held captive by a picture of the imagination as a purveyor of false images, prone to idolatry. We live in a society fixated on images that have little or no significance. We are surrounded by models of the world that are not in touch with any truth outside of themselves. But we lack the resources to see and imagine things differently. Ke… Read more…