34th out of 36 books — 5 voters
Old Testament Theology: Israel's Faith (Vol. 2)
Old Testament Theology: Israel's Faith is the second of John Goldingay's magisterial three-volume Old Testament Theology. The award-winning first volume, Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel, followed the story line of the First Testament, developing its narrative theology. This volume finds its point of departure in the Prophets, Psalms and Wisdom literature, where we...more
Hardcover, 891 pages
Published October 26th 2006 by IVP Academic
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Volume two of John Goldingay's theology of the Old Testament focuses on the faith of Israel. The first volume centered on Israel's gospel, the story the Old Testament tells from beginning to end. That first book was amazing, and I enjoyed it more simply because reading narrative, a story, is more engaging than reading systematic theology. Nevertheless, this book equals the first it is depth. Goldingay goes through seven aspects of the Old Testament: God, Israel, the Nightmare, the Vision Humanit...more