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Two Testaments, One Bible: The Theological Relationships Between the Old and New Testaments

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Do we need the Old Testament today? Is this collection of ancient writings still relevant in our postmodern and increasingly post-literary world? Isn't the New Testament a sufficient basis for the Christian faith? What does the Old Testament God of power and glory have to do with the New Testament God of love whom Jesus calls 'Father'? Are these two very different ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published March 12th 2010 by InterVarsity Press (first published March 1st 2010)
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Jason
Dec 13, 2012 Jason rated it it was amazing
It's rare that I fond a book that completely re-orients things for me, and this book may have done it. I had ever had a complete or comprehensive way of viewing the OT in relationship to the NT, and this book mwalks through multiple ways of understanding that relationship, and provides an analysis of both the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Easily written and particularly contemporary (so many OT Books are 100 years old or older), this is a great book for anyone working, from a Christian perspe
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Jacob O'connor
Jun 15, 2015 Jacob O'connor rated it really liked it
This summer I'm taking a course on the Old Testament. Guess what I got on my pretest. 4 out of 10, and those were lucky guesses. for whatever reason, I just haven’t spent near the time studying the Old Testament as the New, and you're probably the same way. If you'd like the break that trend, you could do worse than Baker's book. You'll get a rundown of some of the approaches to reading the Old Testament, and he looks to present both books as a unified whole. Time for us to start listening to ...more
Ben Smitthimedhin
Baker was a little dry to read. The conclusion chapter was very beneficial since the book was so dense and had so many names and hypotheses from many theologians that I often got lost in the vortex. Nonetheless, this book was beneficial to understanding the connection between the Old and the New Testament.
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