Understanding Biblical Theology: A Comparison of Theory and Practice
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  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: November 2012
  • ISBN: SKLINKEDWUNDERSTANDINGBIBLICA9780310492238

Understanding Biblical Theology: A Comparison of Theory and Practice

Klink III, Edward W.; Lockett, Darian R.

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Understanding Biblical Theology clarifies the catch-all term “biblical theology,” a movement that tries to remove the often-held dichotomy between biblical studies for the Church and as an academic pursuit.This book examines the five major schools of thought regarding biblical theology and handles each in turn, defining and giving a brief developmental history for each one, and exploring each method through the lens of one contemporary scholar who champions it. Using a spectrum between history and theology, each of five “types” of biblical theology are identified as either “more theological” or “more historical” in concern and practice:

  • Biblical Theology as History of Redemption (D. A. Carson)
  • Biblical Theology as Canonical Approach (Brevard Childs)

About the Authors

Edward W. Klink III, Ph.D. (University of St. Andrews) is Associate Professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is the author of The Sheep of the Fold: The Audience and Origin of the Gospel of John), editor of The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity, and is currently writing a commentary on the Gospel of John for the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series.

Darian R. Lockett, Ph.D. (University of St. Andrews) is Associate Professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is the author of Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James, and is currently writing an introduction to the Catholic Epistles for the T. and T. Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies series. He has contributed several chapters on James and Jude to the SBL Methodological Reassessments of the Letters of James, Peter and Jude series.

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Books at a Glance


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Publisher's Description

Understanding Biblical Theology clarifies the catch-all term “biblical theology,” a movement that tries to remove the often-held dichotomy between biblical studies for the Church and as an academic pursuit.This book examines the five major schools of thought regarding biblical theology and handles each in turn, defining and giving a brief developmental history for each one, and exploring each method through the lens of one contemporary scholar who champions it. Using a spectrum between history and theology, each of five “types” of biblical theology are identified as either “more theological” or “more historical” in concern and practice:

  • Biblical Theology as History of Redemption (D. A. Carson)
  • Biblical Theology as Canonical Approach (Brevard Childs)

About the Authors

Edward W. Klink III, Ph.D. (University of St. Andrews) is Associate Professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is the author of The Sheep of the Fold: The Audience and Origin of the Gospel of John), editor of The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity, and is currently writing a commentary on the Gospel of John for the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series.

Darian R. Lockett, Ph.D. (University of St. Andrews) is Associate Professor of New Testament at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. He is the author of Purity and Worldview in the Epistle of James, and is currently writing an introduction to the Catholic Epistles for the T. and T. Clark Approaches to Biblical Studies series. He has contributed several chapters on James and Jude to the SBL Methodological Reassessments of the Letters of James, Peter and Jude series.

  • Cover Type:
  • 192 Pages
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: November 2012
  • ISBN: SKLINKEDWUNDERSTANDINGBIBLICA9780310492238