Author: David Lee Puckett
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Pr; 1st edition (March 1, 1995)
Category: Bible Study & Reference
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Series: Columbia Series in Reformed Theology. Calvin's exegesis will help the mature Biblical expositor from falling into irresponsible "spiritualizing" and allegorical interpretations of the Old Testament.
Series: Columbia Series in Reformed Theology. Hardcover: 179 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0664220440. Product Dimensions: . x . inches. 10 people found this helpful.
This volume is part of the Columbia Series in Reformed Theology, intended to address scholars, pastors, and laypersons. The laypersons envisioned by the series must be very well grounded indeed-but then Reformed churches have generally tried harder than most to produce such people. Since Calvin nowhere gives a thorough explanation of his exegetical methods, scholars have expressed a wide diversity of opinions on what he intended to do and whether or not he succeeded
John Calvin's reading of the Old Testament was a departure from that of many of his contemporaries.
John Calvin's reading of the Old Testament was a departure from that of many of his contemporaries. He rejected much of the traditional Christian exegesis of the Old Testament that attempted to to explain it in terms of the New Testament revelation of Christ. The Columbia Series in Reformed Theology represents a joint commitment by Columbia Theological Seminary and Westminster John Knox Press to provide theological resources from the Reformed tradition for the church today. This series examines theological and ethical issues that confront church and society in our own particular time and place.
Schleiermacher and Barth each embraced divergent aspects of Calvin’s approach to the Old Testament that came into conflict with one another in the modern era.
John Calvin's reading of the Old Testament was a departure from that of many . He also rejected much of the traditional Jewish exegesis of the Old Testament that favored a more so-called historical approach to the writings. Instead he offered a middle way to interpret the Old Testament scripture with respect to both traditions. David Puckett examines this often-neglected area of study of John Calvin's exegetical reasoning in this comprehensive and fascinating analysis.
Old Testament Theology is the branch of Biblical theology that seeks theological insight within the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. It explores past and present theological concepts as they pertain to God and God's relationship with creation
Old Testament Theology is the branch of Biblical theology that seeks theological insight within the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. It explores past and present theological concepts as they pertain to God and God's relationship with creation.
Recommend this journal. Scottish Journal of Theology.