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Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology (Counterpoints)

Format: Digital
Publisher:
, 2009
ISBN: 9780310493471

Overview

The Bible has long served as the standard for Christian practice, yet believers still disagree on how biblical passages should be interpreted and applied. Only when readers fully understand the constructs that inform their process of moving from Scripture to theology—and those of others—can Christians fully evaluate teachings that claim to be “biblical.” Here, scholars who affirm an inspired Bible, relevant and authoritative for every era, present models they consider most faithful to Scripture.

Moreover, due to the far-reaching implications this topic holds for biblical studies, theology, and church teaching, this book includes three additional reflections by Christopher J. H. Wright, Mark L. Strauss, and Al Wolters on the theological and practical interpretation of biblical texts.

Contents

  • A Principlizing Model, Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.
  • A Redemptive-Historical Model, Daniel M. Doriani
  • A Drama-of-Redemption Model, Kevin J. Vanhoozer
  • A Redemptive-Movement Model, William J. Webb
  • Title: Four Views on Moving Beyond the Bible to Theology
  • Editor: Gary T. Meadors
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 384

Gary T. Meadors is professor of Greek and New Testament at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. He is author of Decision Making God’s Way and a contributor to the Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology.