By Bruce K. Waltke,Charles Yu
The previous testomony is greater than a non secular background of the state of Israel. it's greater than a portrait gallery of heroes of the religion. it really is much more than a theological and prophetic backdrop to the hot testomony. past those, the outdated testomony is electrified revelation of the very nature, personality, and works of God. As popular previous testomony pupil Bruce Waltke writes within the preface of this e-book, the outdated Testament’s each sentence is “fraught with theology, important of reflection.” This booklet is the results of a long time of mirrored image trained via an intensive wisdom of the Hebrew language, the simplest of severe scholarship, a deep knowing of either the content material and spirit of the outdated testomony, and a completely evangelical conviction. Taking a story, chronological method of the textual content, Waltke employs rhetorical feedback to light up the theologies of the biblical narrators. via cautious examine, he exhibits that the unifying subject of the outdated testomony is the “breaking in of the dominion of God.” This subject matter is helping the reader higher comprehend not just the previous testomony, but additionally the recent testomony, the continuity of the complete Bible, and eventually, God himself.
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An Old Testament Theology: An Exegetical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach by Bruce K. Waltke,Charles Yu