The Land of Promise
This collection of essays unravels the promise that God made to Abraham when he granted them the land of promise. The writers' aim in producing these essays is to help students, and the general reader, understand the relevance of the...
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This collection of essays unravels the promise that God made to Abraham when he granted them the land of promise. The writers' aim in producing these essays is to help students, and the general reader, understand the relevance of the promised land.
Philip S. Johnston (Ph.D., Cambridge) is senior tutor at Hughes Hall, Cambridge- for many years Senior tutor in Old Testament and Hebrew at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He has also taught at Belfast and St. Andrews. He has published studies of Israelite afterlife beliefs, and he is a review editor for Themelios.
Johnston has lived and worked in the divided societies of Belgium and Northern Ireland, and he has an interest in Israel past and present--along with a commitment to reconciliation. His other books include Les Psaumes; Interpreting the Psalms (coeditor with David Firth); Shades of Sheol: Death and Afterlife in the Old Testament and The Land of Promise (coeditor with Peter Walker).
Revd Dr Peter Walker (PhD., Cambridge; DPhil., Oxford) is Tutor in New Testament & Biblical Theology and Director of Development at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and a member of the Oxford Faculty of Theology.
A frequent visitor to Israel as a researcher, lecturer and accredited tour guide, he has been a regular participant in the Cyprus-Bethlehem Consultations on the Land, and he is co-editor of its recently published papers, The Bible and the Land: An Encounter (Musalaha, 2000).
Walker is also the author of Holy City, Holy Places (OUP, 1989), Jesus and the Holy City (Eerdmans, 1996), The Weekend That Changed the World (HarperCollins, 1999) and, with Graham Tomlin, Walking in His Steps (HarperCollins, 2000) and the companion volume In the Steps of Saint Paul and Enjoying the Good News (forthcoming IVP).
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