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Reading Jesus's Bible: How the New Testament Helps Us Understand the Old Testament

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For Jesus and his contemporaries, what we now know as the Old Testament was simply the Scriptures—and it was the fundamental basis of how people understood their relationship with God. In this book John Goldingay uncovers five major ways in which the New Testament uses the Old Testament. His discussion paves the way for contemporary readers to understand and appreciate the ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published April 20th 2017 by Eerdmans
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Derek Winterburn
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This book comes as a follow on to Goldingay's previous "Do we need the New Testament?" In the first book he demonstrated that much held dear in the New Testament might be found in the Old (or First.) In this book the argument flows in the other direction 'what do the New Testament writers take (and assume) into their own thinking?'

Working from the early chapters of Matthew, five connections are expounded
1. The First Testament tells the story of which Jesus is the climax
2. The First Testament de
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John Goldingay is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. An internationally respected Old Testament scholar, Goldingay is the author of many commentaries and books.