Presence, Power and Promise Paperback
The role of the Spirit of God in the Old Testament
by David G Firth & Paul D Wegner (Eds);
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Presence, Power and Promise
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However, while the Spirit of God is an important subject in the Old Testament, it has been the focus of surprisingly little scholarship.
In response, this volume assembles some of the best Old Testament scholars to address various aspects of the subject. Major thematic essays and studies of specific, relevant biblical texts are arranged in eight main sections: orientation and Ancient Near Eastern context; the Spirit and creation, wisdom, creativity, prophesy, leadership and the future; and finally, the Spirit at Qumran.
Here is evangelical scholarship that will inform, stimulate and reward diligent students, teachers and preachers of the Old Testament.
The contributors are Andrew Abernethy, Richard E. Averbeck, Daniel I. Block, Robert B. Chisholm Jr, Rosalind Clarke, Daniel J. Estes, David G. Firth, Jamie A. Grant, Richard S. Hess, Robert L. Hubbard Jr, Tremper Longman III, Geert W. Lorein, Hilary Marlow, Eugene H. Merrill, Erika Moore, John W. Oswalt, Robin Routledge, Willem VanGemeren, John H. Walton, Paul D. Wegner and Lindsay Wilson.
The editors:David G. Firth is Director of Extension Studies at St John's College, Nottingham, England. He is the author of 1 & 2 Samuel (Apollos Old Testament Commentary) and The Message of Esther, and co-editor of Interpreting the Psalms, Interpreting Isaiah and Words and the Word.Paul D. Wegner is Professor of Old Testament at Phoenix Seminary, Arizona. He is the author of A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism, The Journey from Texts to Translations and Using Old Testament Hebrew in Preaching.
Presence, Power and Promise by David G Firth & Paul D Wegner (Eds) was published by Apollos in June 2011 and is our 37562nd best seller. The ISBN for Presence, Power and Promise is 9781844745340.
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Presence, Power and PromiseIan Gibbs, via The Good Book Stall
The long form of the title of this collection of contributions makes clear the aim of the various writers. This is not the last word on the subject but it is looked at here in a variety of ways, and can stimulate the reader into making their own enquiry into this huge subject. The reader may be surprised by the inclusion say of a section on ‘Bezalel and Oholiab: Spirit and Creativity,’ but this is an area which deserves more scholarly attention than it has to date. It would be helpful for the contributors to direct their enquiries to other areas of the Spirit’s activity.
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|Author / Artist||David G Firth & Paul D Wegner (Eds)|
|Publisher||Apollos (June 2011)|
|Number of Pages||416|
|Page last updated||2nd May 2017|