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Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary Set - THOTC (9 Vols.)

Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary Set - THOTC (9 Vols.)

by Craig Bartholomew and J. Gordon McConville

Series Editors: J. Gordon McConville, Craig Bartholomew Two features distinguish The Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary series: theological exegesis and theological reflection. Exegesis since the Reformation era and especially in the past two hundred years emphasized careful attention to philology, grammar, syntax, a… Read more…

Two Horizons Old and New Testament Commentary Set (12 Vols.) - THOTC & THNTC

Two Horizons Old and New Testament Commentary Set (12 Vols.) - THOTC & THNTC

by Joel B. Green, Craig Bartholomew and J. Gordon McConville

Exegesis since the Reformation era and especially in the past two hundred years emphasized careful attention to philology, grammar, syntax, and concerns of a historical nature. More recently, commentary has expanded to include social-scientific, political, or canonical questions and more. Without slighting the significance of those sorts o… Read more…

'Behind' the Text: History and Biblical Interpretation

'Behind' the Text: History and Biblical Interpretation

by Zondervan , Mary Healy, Craig Bartholomew, C. Stephen Evans, Robin Parry and Murray Rae

Christianity believes in a God who acts in history. The Bible tells us the story of God’s actions in Israel, culminating in the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth and the spreading of the gospel from Jerusalem to Rome. The issue of history is thus unavoidable when it comes to reading the Bible. Volume 4 of the Scripture and Hermeneutics Series looks at how … Read more…

The Character of Christian Scripture (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Significance of a Two-Testament Bible

The Character of Christian Scripture (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Significance of a Two-Testament Bible

by Christopher R. Seitz, Craig Bartholomew, Joel Green and Christopher Seitz

The early church received the Scriptures of Israel as Christian Scriptures and did not change them. The older testament was received as a witness to God, and when a newer testament emerged, the older was not dismissed, harmonized, or edited. Rather, the church moved forward with a two-testament witness. Christopher Seitz, an internationally renowned expert i… Read more…

Body, Soul, and Human Life (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

Body, Soul, and Human Life (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Nature of Humanity in the Bible

by Joel B. Green, Craig Bartholomew, Joel Green and Christopher Seitz

Are humans composed of a material body and an immaterial soul? This view is commonly held by Christians, yet it has been undermined by recent developments in neuroscience. Exploring what Scripture and theology teach about issues such as being in the divine image, the importance of community, sin, free will, salvation, and the afterlife, Joel Green argues tha… Read more…

The Virtuous Reader (Studies in Theological Interpretation): Old Testament Narrative and Interpretive Virtue

The Virtuous Reader (Studies in Theological Interpretation): Old Testament Narrative and Interpretive Virtue

by Craig Bartholomew, Joel Green, Christopher Seitz and Richard S. Briggs

Biblical interpretation expert Richard S. Briggs presents a rich and thought-provoking portrait, or series of portraits, of the kind of character most needed to be a good reader of the Old Testament. He highlights the moral character or virtues most appropriate to the varied tasks of reading the Old Testament, provides insight on theological interpretation, … Read more…

Seeing the Word (Studies in Theological Interpretation): Refocusing New Testament Study

Seeing the Word (Studies in Theological Interpretation): Refocusing New Testament Study

by Craig Bartholomew, Joel Green, Christopher Seitz and Markus Bockmuehl

At a time of deep disagreements about the nature and purpose of academic biblical studies, Markus Bockmuehl advocates the recovery of a plural but common conversation on the subject of what the New Testament is about.Seeing the Word begins with an assessment of current New Testament studies, identifying both persistent challenges and some promising proposals… Read more…

And I Turned to See the Voice (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Rhetoric of Vision in the New Testament

And I Turned to See the Voice (Studies in Theological Interpretation): The Rhetoric of Vision in the New Testament

by Craig Bartholomew, Joel Green, Christopher Seitz and Edith M. Humphrey

Vision reports in the New Testament--Stephen's vision at his stoning, Paul's experience in the third heaven, John's apocalyptic visions on the isle of Patmos--pull readers and listeners into a dramatic and dynamic thought world. Author Edith M. Humphrey takes a literary-rhetorical approach to examine how word and image work together in understand… Read more…

Canon and Biblical Interpretation

Canon and Biblical Interpretation

by Zondervan , Craig Bartholomew, Christopher Seitz, Al Wolters, Scott Hahn and Robin Parry

Drawing on a broad array of contributors, volume seven of the Scripture and Hermeneutics Series assesses the current state of canonical interpretation and uses that as a starting point for exploring ingredients in theological interpretation of the Bible today. Canon and Biblical Interpretation begins with a masterful examination of the canonical approach and… Read more…

Out of Egypt: Biblical Theology and Biblical Interpretation

Out of Egypt: Biblical Theology and Biblical Interpretation

by Anthony C. Thiselton, Zondervan , Mary Healy, Craig Bartholomew, Robin Parry and Karl Möller

Biblical theology attempts to explore the theological coherence of the canonical witnesses; no serious Christian theology can overlook this issue. The essays in the present volume illustrate the complexity and richness of the conversation that results from attentive consideration of the question. In a time when some voices are calling for a moratorium on bib… Read more…