God of Promise: Introducing Covenant Theology
Since biblical times covenants have been a part of everyday life. Simply put, they are promises, agreements, or contracts. But how do they translate into faith and the reading of Scripture? Are covenants merely elements of a narrative? Or do they represent something more? And what are the eternal implications of "cut...more
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Still, it's an excellent read at times and I recommend it to those who want an introduction to a growing perspective (Klinian) on covenant theology.
In the book, there are presentation of the biblical covenants (mosaic covenant or old covenant, new cove ...more
The chapter on Covenant People and Covenant Obedience were excellent, and Horton still had alot of great points. The last three paragraphs of th ...more
By the middle of the book the author suddenly looks to deepen the waters while simultaneously jumping from one point to another while poorly connecting them. This not only cut down on clarity but it also added a bit of con ...more
I enjoyed reading this book over a very complex topic.
Along with others who make up a modern "Klinean Movement," Horton promotes his interpretation of the unique Covenant Theology views of Old Testament Professor Meredith Kline. Kline's thought is quite unique ...more
Also the last chapter is anomalous in that it undoes much of what Horton has established through the whole of the book. The main of the book presents Law ...more