Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism 

Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism 

Through a nontechnical collection of short essays in Reading Romans in Context: Paul and Second Temple Judaism the message of Paul in his epistle to the Romans is set against the background to texts of the Second Temple period. Each of the authors is an expert in the field he or she treats. Each chapter pairs a [...]

A Review of Two Theologies of the New Testament

A Review of Two Theologies of the New Testament

Introduction When Christian people hear about biblical theology, most of them understand this expres­­sion to mean theology that has the Bible as its ultimate standard and source. In this sense all theology ought to be biblical. In theology as an academic discipline, bibli­cal theology has a somewhat different meaning. In theology as an academic discipline [...]

Devoted to God

Devoted to God

In a series of chapters full of Biblical teaching and then especially the teaching of the New Testament Sinclair B. Ferguson, former professor of systematic theology at Westminster Theo-logical Seminary and former minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, unfolds what he calls blueprints for sanctification. He emphasizes the primary meaning of to be [...]

Two Testaments, One Bible: The Theological Relationship Between the Old and New Testaments

Two Testaments, One Bible: The Theological Relationship Between the Old and New Testaments

The relevance and meaning of the Old Testament and its relation to the New Testament is the most important question in the field of hermeneutics. The answers we give to this question, deter-mines the character of our faith. Do we think that we can build our faith only on the New Testament or are we [...]