Item description for A Son to Me: An Exposition of 1 & 2 Samuel by Peter J. Leithart...
Overview Peter Leithart's typological reading of the unified book of 1 and 2 Samuel unleashes the literary power of this key Old Testament narrative. By giving careful attention to the book's literary structures and its patterns of types and antitypes, the symbolic world of Samuel reveals a cumulative and cohesive story. Leithart's reading of Samuel enhances our understanding of New Testament Christology and gives us a framework for applying the Old Testament to our own lives, as the book comes alive as a tragic and beautiful story of the rebirth of Israel in difficult times.
Publishers Description Samuel. Saul. David. Goliath. Jonathan. When we think of 1 & 2 Samuel, these names and the stories that make them memorable generally come to mind. But these narratives are more than mere history. Peter Leithart offers here a typological reading of 1 & 2 Samuel as a unified book. By giving careful attention to the book's literary structures and its patterns of types and antitypes, Leithart unveils the symbolic world of Samuel's cumulative and cohesive story. His reading enhances our understanding of New Testament Christology while at the same time giving us a framework for applying the Old Testament to our own lives.
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Studio: Canon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.39" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.96 lbs.
Release Date Aug 12, 2009
Publisher Canon Press
ISBN 1885767994 ISBN13 9781885767998
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More About Peter J. Leithart
Peter J. Leithart (PhD, University of Cambridge), a former pastor, is president of Theopolis Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, and adjunct senior fellow of theology and literature at New Saint Andrews College. He is the author of numerous books, a contributing editor for Touchstone, and a regular blogger at firstthings.com.
Peter J. Leithart has published or released items in the following series...
Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible
Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality