Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments
The aim of this book is no less than to provide an account of the unfolding of the mind of God in history, through the successive agents of his special revelation. Vos handles this under three main divisions: the Mosaic epoch of revelation, the prophetic epoch of revelation, and the New Testament.
Such an historical approach is not meant to supplant the work of the systematic theologian; nevertheless, the Christian gospel is inextricably bound up with history, and the biblical theologian thus seeks to highlight uniqueness of each biblical document in that succession. The rich variety of Scripture is discovered anew as the progressive development of biblical themes is explicated.
To read these pages--the fruit of Vos' 39 years of teaching biblical theology at Princeton - is to appreciate the late John Murray's suggestion that Geerhardus Vos was the most incisive exegete in the English-speaking world of the twentieth century.
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REVELATION IN THE PATRIAR CHAL PERIOD
REVELATION IN THE PERIOD OF MOSES
THE MODE OF RECEPTION OF THE PROPHETIC 2
THE MODE OF COMMUNICATION OF THE PROPHE CY
THE STRUCTURE OF NEW TESTAMENT REVELATION
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