Is sensus plenior an appropriate way of explaining the New Testament use of the Old Testament? Do NT writers take into account the context of the passages they cite? Should modern scholars model their exegesis after the apostles'? Following the classic presentation-critique-response format, three scholars discuss questions relating to the literary relationship between the two Testaments. 224 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
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Date:July 30, 2009
A MUST READ FOR ALL BIBLE EXPOSITORS!This Zondervan Counterpoint book presentsand debates 3 views on how the New Testamentuses the Old Testament. 1. Singular Meaning/Singular Reference2. Singular Meaning/Multiple Reference3. Christotelic Meaning and ReferenceFor anyone who preaches and teaches theNew Testament expositorily, this book isa MUST read and any institutions which offercourses in Bible Exposition should make thisbook a REQUIRED read. Why? Because when onedoes exposition of the New Testament, he orshe will inevitably have to deal with OldTestament quotations found in the New Testament text...expecially in the book ofHebrews!!! Well, this book shows both pros and cons ofeach position and also contains both anintroductory and concluding essay by theeditors of this book to make sure the readeris able to navigate and learn from readingthis book. If you are an expository preacher,this book is a MUST read!