Diversity and disagreement about old testament and biblical theology did not. A focus on old testament theology 9781498218580 by elmer a. Pdf the importance of the old testament to the christian. How does one summarize the thirtynine books of the old. I begin this exploration of the old testament context by looking at the ancient. The third edition of martenss well known study of old testament theology which has become a standard textbook at evangelical seminaries and bible colleges. Gods design a focus on old testament theology by e a.
A focus on old testament theology grand rapids, mi. The current edition features reflections and a set of discussion questions following each of the seventeen chaptersa boon for university and seminary teachers and students, and of large help for church study groups. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. A focus on old testament theology by elmer martens discusses the essence of the old testament, in which the author offers his own categories from scripture as text, knowledge of god, deliverance, community and, finally, abundant life. A focus on old testament theology, elmer martens has chosen the synthetic approach by which to bring together the major themes about god s selfdisclosure to man as revealed in the old testament. I will then focus on the canonical and theological contexts of the verses most. The first section god s design is discussed in terms of premonarchial period stressing the importance and influence of israel. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. Martens if thats so, why dont you take this book now. A focus on old testament theology is great ebook for you because the content which is full of information for you who always deal with world and still have to make decision every minute. Testaments theological diversity by focusing on its unifying aspects, on the unity.
Old testament theology t deals with the history, progress, and christian interpretation of divine revelation in the old. Martens shows that god s design goes through the three major periods of ot history the premonarchy era, the monarchy era, and the postmonarchy era and up to the new testament period god s design being fulfilled in christ for jews and gentiles. Martens it will have no question when you are going to choose this book. Old testament theology horst dietrich preuss the old testament library editorial advisory board james l. He has done so under the four headings of salvation, community, knowledge of god, and land, which he believes are focused by the. Pdf old testament theology basic issues in the current. Knowledge of god bakers evangelical dictionary of biblical. See more ideas about bible, this or that questions and bible study group. Martens and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at. In every recent attempt to write an account of old testament theology, one and only one.320 883 1114 1613 188 1072 1323 890 1216 934 532 97 1654 660 191 359 467 144 1016 499 776 768 1419 1440 774 220 757 803 765 1003 1188