Old Testament Theology
A top Old Testament theologian known for his accessible and provocative writing probes what is necessary to understand and appropriate the Hebrew Bible as a fundamental resource for Christian theology and life today. This volume offers a creative example of...
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A top Old Testament theologian known for his accessible and provocative writing probes what is necessary to understand and appropriate the Hebrew Bible as a fundamental resource for Christian theology and life today. This volume offers a creative example of theological interpretation, modeling a way of doing Old Testament theology that takes seriously both the nature of the biblical text as ancient text and also the questions and difficulties that arise as believers read this text in a contemporary context.
Walter Moberly offers an in-depth study of key Old Testament passages, highlighting enduring existential issues in the Hebrew Bible and discussing Jewish readings alongside Christian readings. The volume is representative of the content of Israel's Scripture rather than comprehensive, yet it discusses most of the major topics of Old Testament theology. Moberly demonstrates a Christian approach to reading and appropriating the Old Testament that holds together the priorities of both scholarship and faith.
Rogerson was Professor and Head of Biblical Studies at Sheffield University, England, until his retirement in 1996. He is also an Anglican clergymand and a Canon Emertius of Sheffield Cathedral.
- A Top Old Testament Theologian Known For His Accessible And Provocative Writing Probes What Is Necessary To Understand And Appropriate The Hebrew Bible As A Fundamental Resource For Christian Theology And Life Today. This Volume Offers A Creative Example Of Theological Interpretation, Modeling A Way Of Doing Old Testament Theology That Takes Seriously Both The Nature Of The Biblical Text As Ancient Text And Also The Questions And Difficulties That Arise As Believers Read This Text In A Contemporary Context.<br> <br> Walter Moberly Offers An In-depth Study Of Key Old Testament Passages, Highlighting Enduring Existential Issues In The Hebrew Bible And Discussing Jewish Readings Alongside Christian Readings. The Volume Is Representative Of The Content Of Israel's Scripture Rather Than Comprehensive, Yet It Discusses Most Of The Major Topics Of Old Testament Theology. Moberly Demonstrates A Christian Approach To Reading And Appropriating The Old Testament That Holds Together The Priorities Of Both Scholarship And Faith.