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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter John Gentry; Stephen J Wellum
|Description:||848 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The importance of covenants in biblical and systematic theology --
Covenants in biblical-theological systems: dispensational and covenant theology --
Hermeneutical issues in "putting together" the covenants --
The notion of covenant in the Bible and in the ancient near East --
The covenant with Noah --
The covenant with creation in Genesis 1-3 --
The covenant with Abraham (I) --
The covenant with Abraham (II) --
The Israelite (Mosaic) covenant: Exodus --
The Israelite (Mosaic) covenant: Deuteronomy --
The Davidic covenant --
The new covenant: introduction/Isaiah/Ezekiel --
The new covenant: Jeremiah --
The new covenant in Daniel's seventy weeks --
Speaking the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15): life in the new covenant community --
"Kingdom through covenant": a biblical-theological summary --
"Kingdom through covenant": some theological implications.
|Responsibility:||Peter J. Gentry and Stephen J. Wellum.|
The disciplines of biblical and systematic theology join forces to investigate anew the biblical covenants and the implications of such a study for conclusions in systematic theology. By incorporating the latest available research from the ancient Near East and examining implications of their work for Christology, ecclesiology, eschatology, and hermeneutic--Biblical scholar Peter Gentry and systematic theologian Stephen Wellum present a thoughtful and viable alternative to both covenant theology and dispensationalism.
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