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Toward an Old Testament Theology

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Recognizing the major crisis in biblical theology, namely the inability of the discipline to restate and reapply the authority of the Bible, Walter Kaiser here offers a solution to the unresolved issues of definition and methodology in Old Testament theology. A proper understanding of biblical theology, explains the author, 'shows us an inner center of plan to which each b ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 24th 1991 by Zondervan (first published November 1st 1978)
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This is a book covering the overall theme of the OT. It is not an "introduction to" the OT-a good understanding before reading is very helpful. It does has some short sections on the individual books but the emphasis is always on the overall theology. Kaiser sees "the promise" to Abraham as the major theme and draws that out of each group of books (11 groups, such as pre-patriarchal, patriarchal, mosaic, etc.).
I found this a good overview. I have been exposed to this type of teaching in the past
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Walter C. Kaiser Jr. (PhD, Brandeis University) is president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and at Wheaton College. Kaiser is active as a preacher, speaker, researcher, and writer and is the author of more than forty books, including Preaching and Teaching from the Old Testament and The M ...more
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