By Richard H. Lowery
Every one ebook during this sequence presents an in-depth examine a big ordinary subject within the Bible and its lasting theological impact. The sequence is designed to reinforce the reader's realizing of our biblical history and its relevance to trustworthy existence at the present time. This e-book examines the biblical sabbath, sabbath-year, and jubilee traditions as a part of a broader attempt to mirror theologically on those demanding situations and issues to methods we'd construct an international ethic of monetary and environmental justice.
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This booklet goals to create a Christian theology of knowledge for the current day, in dialogue with units of conversation-partners. the 1st are writers of the "wisdom literature" in historical Israel and the Jewish group in Alexandria. right here, targeted consciousness is given to the biblical books of Proverbs, activity and Ecclesiastes.
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To learn the recent testomony is to satisfy the outdated testomony at each flip. yet precisely how do previous testomony texts relate to their New testomony references and allusions? in addition, what fruitful interpretive tools do New testomony texts display? top biblical students Walter Kaiser, Darrel Bock and Peter Enns every one current their solutions to questions surrounding using the previous testomony within the New testomony.
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