This monumental work is the first comprehensive biblical theology to appear in many years and is the culmination of Brevard Child's lifelong commitment to constructing a biblical theology that surmounts objections to the discipline raised over the past generation. Childs rejects any approaches that overstress either the continuity or discontinuity between the Old and New Testaments. He refuses to follow the common pattern in Christian thought of identifying biblical theology with the New Testament's interest in the Old. Rather, Childs maps out an approach that reflects on the whole Christian Bible with its two very different voices, each of which retains continuing integrity and is heard on its own terms.In sum, although it is certainly wrong to read the New Testament as a manual of dogmatic theology, it is equally a disaster for theology to interpret it as a collection of human ideology (cf. Joesta#39;s incisive remarks in Dogmatik II, 459). Fortunatelyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments|
|Author||:||Brevard S. Childs|
|Publisher||:||Fortress Press - 1993|