Under the mosaic covenant, the way opened up by God was through the Levitical cult of the tabernacle and later temple, its priesthood and rituals. Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles.
Its dominating concern, as well as that of the rest of the Bible, is the way in which humanity may come to dwell with God. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead. In this stimulating volume in the New Studies in Biblical Theology, Michael Morales explores the narrative context, literary structure and theology of Leviticus.
This entrance liturgy runs as an undercurrent throughout the Pentateuch and is at the heart of its central book, Leviticus. He shows how life with god in the house of God was the original goal of the creation of the cosmos, and became the goal of redemption and the new creation. A. Israel's deepest hope was not merely a liturgical question, but a historical quest.
The nsbt series is edited by D. Reformation 21's 2015 end of year review of bookspreaching's 2017 survey of bibles and bible Reference "Who shall ascend the mountain of the LORD?" ―Psalm 24:3 In many ways, indeed, this is the fundamental question of Old Testament Israel's cult―and, of life itself. The advent of christ would open up a new and living way into the house of God―indeed, that was the goal of his taking our humanity upon himself, his suffering, his resurrection and ascension.
The Temple and the Church's Mission: A Biblical Theology of the Dwelling Place of God New Studies in Biblical Theology
And i saw the holy city, new Jerusalem. Hence, john's vision in revelation 21 is best understood as picturing the new heavens and earth as the eschatological temple. Then i saw a new heaven and a new earth. Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles.
. Beale's stimulating exposition traces the theme of the tabernacle and temple across the Bible's story-line, illuminating many texts and closely-related themes along the way. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead. The nsbt series is edited by D.
A. Beale argues that the old testament tabernacle and temples were symbolically designed to point to the end-time reality that God's presence, formerly limited to the Holy of Holies, would be extended throughout the cosmos. And i heard a loud voice from the throne saying, Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man.
Revelation 21:1-3, ESV. He shows how the significance and symbolism of the temple can be better understood in the context of ancient Near Eastern assumptions, and offers new insights into the meaning of the temple in both Old and New Testaments.
The Book of Leviticus New International Commentary on the Old Testament
To aid in reconstructing the original meaning of the text, Wenham draws from studies of Old Testament ritual and sacrifice that compare and contrast biblical customs with the practices of other Near Eastern cultures. Because leviticus is largely concerned with subjects that seem incomprehensible and irrelevant today — rituals for sacrifice and regulations concerning uncleanness — it appears to have nothing to say to twenty-first-century Christians.
Isbn13: 9780802825223. He also closely examines the work of social anthropologists and expertly utilizes the methods of literary criticism to bring out the biblical author’s special interests. In pursuit of his second aim, to illumine the enduring theological value of Leviticus, Wenham discusses at the end of each section how the Old Testament passages relate to the New Testament and to contemporary Christianity.
In doing so, he not only shows how pervasive levitical ideas are in the New Testament but also highlights in very practical ways the enduring claim of God’s call to holiness on the lives of Christians today. Tracking provided on most orders. In this excellent commentary on Leviticus, Gordon Wenham takes with equal seriousness both the plain original meaning of the text and its abiding theological value.
In the modern church it tends to be the last part of the Bible that anyone looks at seriously. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
The Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary
Sailhamer pays close attention to and interacts with a wide range of classical and contemporary literature on the Pentateuch, Catholics, written by Jews, and Protestants. Condition: New. Notes: 100% satisfaction guarantee. Most scholars studying the first five books of the Bible either attempt to dissect it into various pre-pentateuchal documents or, analyze Genesis, at the very least, and Deuteronomy as separate, Numbers, Exodus, Leviticus, self-contained documents.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Throughout the commentary Dr. Isbn13: 9780802825223. Its central thesis is that the pentateuch was written from the perspective of one who had lived under the Law of the Covenant established at Mount Sinai and had seen its failure to produce genuine trust in the Lord God of Israel.
It seeks to disclose how the original Jewish readers may have viewed this multivolume work of Moses. The pentateuch as narrative focuses on the narrative and literary continuity of the Pentateuch as a whole. Tracking provided on most orders. In this context, the pentateuch pointed the reader forward to the hope of the New Covenant, based on divine faithfulness.
From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Pentateuch
Condition: New. The result is a revision that will prove valuable for many years to come. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: 100% satisfaction guarantee. This text has been a popular introduction to the Pentateuch for over fifteen years, offering a unique alternative to the critical approaches that focus on the composition of these books rather than the actual content.
With this new edition, T. Desmond alexander keeps the book fresh and relevant for contemporary students by updating the references and adding material that reflects recent pentateuchal research as well as the author's maturing judgments. Baker Academic. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! . Isbn13: 9780802825223.
Leviticus Continental Commentary Continental Commentaries Continental Commentaries Series
However, underlying the rituals, the careful reader will find an intricate web of values that purports to model how we should relate to God and to each other. From the introduction isbn13: 9780802825223. Tracking provided on most orders. This, too, is true: Leviticus does discuss rituals. Values are what Leviticus is all about.
They pervade every chapter and almost every verse. You may be surprised to read this, since the dominant view of Leviticus is that it consists only of rituals, such as sacrifices and impurities. Building upon his life-long work on the Book of Leviticus, Milgrom makes this book accessible to all readers. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
Notes: 100% satisfaction guarantee. Baker Academic. He demonstrates the logic of Israel's sacrificial system, the ethical dimensions of ancient worship, and the priestly forms of ritual. Condition: New.
Dominion and Dynasty: A Theology of the Hebrew Bible New Studies in Biblical Theology
Christian theologians rarely study the Old Testament in its final Hebrew canonical form, even though this was very likely the Bible used by Jesus and the early church. Tracking provided on most orders. A. Dempster argues that, despite its undoubted literary diversity, the Hebrew Bible possesses a remarkable structural and conceptual unity.
. Addressing key issues in biblical theology, the works comprising New Studies in Biblical Theology are creative attempts to help Christians better understand their Bibles. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! In this stimulating New Studies in Biblical Theology volume, Stephen G. The nsbt series is edited by D.
Baker Academic. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead. The various genres and books are placed within a comprehensive narrative framework which provides an overarching literary and historical context. Isbn13: 9780802825223. Notes: 100% satisfaction guarantee.
However, once read as a whole, the larger structure of the Hebrew Bible Tanakh provides a "wide-angle lens" through which its contents can be viewed.
Leviticus Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries
Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780802825223. Preaching's preacher's guide to the Best Bible Reference for 2014 Old Testament Commentaries. Ivp academic. Levitical rules and regulations can at first appear irrelevant to contemporary Christians--but they provide important Old Testament background for understanding large portions of the New Testament.
Jay sklar's commentary makes clear what it is that the Lord said to them and, in so doing, makes clear what he says to us today. Condition: New. Baker Academic. Leviticus describes a point in human history when God came and dwelt in the midst of the ancient Israelites and taught them what their purpose in life really was.
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God's Mediators: A Biblical Theology of Priesthood New Studies in Biblical Theology
The nsbt series is edited by D. However, such studies are less frequently connected with each other: key interrelations are missed, and key questions are not addressed. Malone makes two passes across the tapestry of Scripture, tracing these two distinct threads and their intersection with an eye to the contemporary Christian relevance of both themes in both Testaments.
Ivp academic. Furthermore, christians better understand their corporate identity and mission by discerning both the ministry of individual Old Testament priests and Israel’s corporate calling. A. Condition: New. Malone shows how our christology and perseverance as God’s people in an unbelieving world are substantially enhanced by the way the book of Hebrews pastorally depicts Christ’s own priesthood.
There are also studies of israel’s corporate priesthood and what this means for the priesthood of God’s new covenant people. Carson, aiming to simultaneously instruct and to edify, to interact with current scholarship and to point the way ahead. There are many investigations of the Old Testament priests and the New Testament’s appropriation of such imagery for Jesus Christ.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Combining the various biblical emphases on priesthood in one place provides synergies that are too easily disregarded in atomizing, individualistic Western societies. In this new studies in Biblical Theology volume, Andrew S.
Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer
Addressing the causes of this dissatisfaction, Answering God offers guidelines for using the Psalms as dynamic tools for prayer. Baker Academic. Ivp academic. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Eugene H. Isbn13: 9780802825223. Condition: New. Peterson speaks to christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it but who find their prayer unconvincing and unsatisfying.
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A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: The Gospel Promised
Notes: 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9780802825223. Condition: New. Baker Academic. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Ivp academic. Written from a reformed, covenantal, and redemptive-historical perspective, this introduction to the Old Testament invites readers to see the cohesive story of the Bible through the lens of the gospel promised from the beginning.