Item description for Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel (Vol. 1) by John Goldingay...
Overview A fresh view of the Old Testament from a leading theologian! Postmodern in its ethos yet evangelical in its perspective, Goldingay's first volume in his 3-volume magnum opus meticulously examines the First Testament's narrative, plot, motifs, tensions, and subtleties to tell the story of God's divine interaction with Israel---from creation to the exile and restoration. 900 pages, hardcover from InterVarsity.
Publishers Description Winner of a 2004 ECPA Gold Medallion Award In this first volume of a proposed three-volume Old Testament theology, John Goldingay focuses on narrative. Examining the biblical order of God's creation of and interactions with the world and Israel, he tells the story of Israel's gospel as a series of divine acts: God Began God Started Over God Promised God Delivered God Sealed God Gave God Accommodated God Wrestled God Preserved God Sent God Exalted Volume two will focus on Israel's faith, or Old Testament theology as belief. It will explore the person and nature of God, the nature of the world and humanity, the character of sin and the significance of Israel. Volume three will focus on Israel's life, or Old Testament theology as ethos. It will explore its worship, spirituality, ideals and vision for living. This is an Old Testament theology like no other. Whether applying magnifying or wide-angle lenses, Goldingay is closely attentive to the First Testament's narrative, plot, motifs, tensions and subtleties. Brimming with insight and energy, and postmodern in its ethos, this book will repeatedly reward readers with fresh and challenging perspectives on God and God's ways with Israel and the world--as well as Israel's ways with God. Goldingay'sOld Testament Theology is not only a scholarly contribution to the ongoing quest of understanding the theological dimensions of the First Testament. Preachers and teachers will prize it as a smart, informed and engaging companion as they read and re-present the First Testament story to postmodern pilgrims on the way. This is Old Testament theology that preaches.
Awards and Recognitions Old Testament Theology: Israel's Gospel (Vol. 1) by John Goldingay has received the following awards and recognitions -
Gold Medallion Book Awards - 2004 Winner - Theology/Doctrine category
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Studio: IVP Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 2" Width: 6.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date Nov 3, 2003
Publisher IVP Academic
ISBN 0830825614 ISBN13 9780830825615
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More About John Goldingay
John Goldingay (PhD, University of Nottingham) is David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is ordained in the Episcopal Church and is the author of numerous books, including "Old Testament Theology", volumes 1-3, as well as commentaries on Daniel, Isaiah, the Psalms, and (with Pamela Scalise) the Minor Prophets.
John E. Goldingay (born 20 June 1942 in Birmingham) obtained a B.A. at the University of Oxford and a PhD at the University of Nottingham. He also has a Doctor of Divinity Lambeth degree.
Goldingay was Principal and a Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at St John's College, Nottingham. He went to Fuller Theological Seminary in 1997, where he is now David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament. He is also an associate pastor at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Pasadena.
Goldingay was married to Ann, who died on June 28, 2009, and has two sons.