Old Testament Theology: Divine Call and Human Response

Old Testament Theology: Divine Call and Human Response

By Dr. John Kessler
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Old Testament Theology provides a foundational tool for a theological reading of the Old Testament. In the book's central chapters, John Kessler delineates six differing representations of the divine-human relationship, with special emphasis on the kind of response each one evokes from the people of God. He traces these representations through the Old Testament, into the New Testament, and reflects on their significance for the values and character formation of the people of God today. Old Testament Theology combines elements of Old Testament history, exegesis, hermeneutics, and theology, and situates them within the social, cultural, and intellectual world of ancient Israel and Israelite religious institutions. The result is a comprehensive and readable introduction to Old Testament theology for students in seminaries and colleges.

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This is a peer reviewed Book

Publisher: Baylor University Press
Year: 2013
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-60258-737-3

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