By Leo G Perdue

ISBN-10: 0687341000

ISBN-13: 9780687341009

one of many thorniest difficulties in theological research is the connection among religious study at the one hand, and confident theology at the different. Theologians comprehend that the Bible is the center resource rfile for theological development, and for that reason that they need to be in dialog with the simplest in serious examine of Scripture. for lots of biblical students, the purpose of what they do is to assist the biblical textual content converse to today’s church and global, and consequently they'd do good to be in dialog with modern theology. but too usually the 2 teams fail to  interact each one other’s paintings in major and effective methods. the aim of the Library of Biblical Theology, and this introductory quantity to it, is to carry the worlds of biblical scholarship and confident theology jointly. it's going to accomplish that by means of reviving biblical theology as a self-discipline that describes the religion of the biblical sessions at the one hand, and nevertheless articulates normative understandings of recent religion and practice.  during this quantity the authors start by way of offering an summary of the background and attainable way forward for biblical theology. They introduce biblical theology as a essentially contrastive self-discipline, one who is neither dogmatic theology (seeking to give an explanation for the reputable teachings of a selected Christian tradition), neither is it a only ancient method of Scripture, eschewing questions of the Bible’s modern message and which means. relatively, biblical theology takes heavily either the necessity to comprehend the message of Scripture in its specific ancient context, and the necessity to tackle that message to questions that confront modern human life.

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