Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
1-877-205-6402
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context [Paperback]

Our Price $ 24.65  
Retail Value $ 29.00  
You Save $ 4.35  (15%)  
Item Number 145797  
Buy New $24.65
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock

Item Specifications...

Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 1990
Publisher   Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN  0800627725  
EAN  9780800627720  


Availability  0 units.


Item Description...
Overview
Childs, eminent Yale professor of divinity, provides a fresh approach to Old Testament theology that frees the text for a more powerful theological role within the Christian church. Moving beyond prior historical-critical studies, Childs' canonical approach provides "a major check against the widespread modern practice of treating it solely from a philological, historical, or literary perspective."

Buy Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context by Brevard S. Childs from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9780800627720 & 0800627725

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context by Brevard S. Childs today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Brevard S. Childs

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Brevard S. Childs (1923-2007) was Sterling Professor Emeritus of Divinity at Yale Divinity School. Among his many books are Biblical Theology in Crisis, Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture, The New Testament as Canon, Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context, and Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testament.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.



Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Commentaries > Old Testament   [2074  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Reference > Criticism & Interpretation > Old Testa   [1604  similar products]



Similar Products


Reviews - What do our customers think?
A bold reaction against historical-critical studies  Feb 22, 2003
Prof. Childs does not refer to his work as canonical criticism, but he does suggest that interpreters will produce more fruitful theological insights if they consider the canonizing process when reading the text. Childs asserts that the Church ought to embrace the whole of the OT, which it has received and regarded as authoritative for the better part of two thousand years.

Trained in the historical-critical method, Childs has come to believe that the tedious historical questions of biblical scholarship have not led to theological illumination. He feels that recent systematic theology could benefit from the work of biblical theologians if they would consider the text in its final form. After all, God's revelation supposedly lies within the text and not in historical-critical studies.

Though Childs has harsh words for "theologically bankrupt" historical studies, many readers will find that his model is not without problems of its own. Overall, though, he constantly includes references that bolster his argument and anyone interested in biblical or theological studies should be familiar with this book.

 

Write your own review about Old Testament Theology in a Canonical Context





Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support