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How to Do Biblical Theology

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ISBN: 9781556350269

Overview

Learn the critical methods of doing biblical theology from distinguished scholar Peter Stuhlmacher. Emphasizing the need for a canonical approach to developing a sound biblical theology—as well as the necessity of understanding Paul’s thought in light of Jesus’ teaching—Stuhlmacher helps readers understand the nuances of the New Testament’s message, and shows how to avoid common pitfalls of the exegetical task in constructing a coherent theological understanding of the Bible.

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Explore biblical theology from a canonical standpoint with Brevard Childs’ classic Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context

  • Teaches a canonical approach to biblical theology
  • Engages central issues regarding in methodologies for biblical theology
  • Emphasizes the importance of understanding Paul’s thought in light of Jesus’ teaching
  • The Planning and Realization of a Biblical Theology
  • The Preaching of Jesus and New Testament Christology
  • The Testimony of Paul and of the Johannine School
  • The Christian Canon, its Center, and its Interpretation
Stuhlmacher’s How To Do Biblical Theology is a welcome corrective to the popular tendency to introduce false disjunctions into the practice of biblical theology. Critical scholars of the Bible would be aided by adopting his procedure of using the Christian canon as the starting point of biblical theology.

Denny Burk, assistant professor of New Testament at the Criswell College in Dallas, Texas

Peter Stuhlmacher was born in 1932 in Leipzig and has taught New Testament at the Protestant Theological Faculty in Tubingen since 1972. His main interest has long been in problems of hermeneutics and Biblical Theology. Some of his translated works include Historical Criticism and Theological Interpretation of Scripture, Reconciliation, Law & Righteousness, Paul’s Letter to the Romans, and Revisiting Paul’s Doctrine of Justification: A Challenge to the New Perspective.