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OT Theology – Reformation

My first post was a summary of Brueggemann’s survey of OT scholarship in Theology of the Old Testament (here). I’m going to try to summarize some of these different sections in greater detail. Brueggemann chooses the Reformation as the appropriate … Continue reading

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Wright’s Escatological Interpretation

For a background to this post, read my first two posts on Wright’s interpretive framework from his book OT Ethics for the People of God: Wright’s OT Framework and Wright’s Paradigmatic Interpretation. In Wright’s Paradigmatic Interpretation, he notes that there … Continue reading

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Wright’s Paradigmatic Interpretation

In my last post, I presented Wright’s OT Ethical Framework, which consists of three major components: God, Israel and the land. Ethics in the OT revolve around these foundational concepts. Wright extends his use of the OT Ethical Framework in … Continue reading

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Moral and Positive Law

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I have suggested in some previous posts (Embodied Principles and Analogy in OT) that there are principles embedded within the laws of the OT. At its heart, the Law reflects the character of God who gave it. This fact alone … Continue reading

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Community of Interpretation

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Excellent post at Christocentricity blog on Community Driven Interpretation, where the author argues proper interpretation should extend from the community of believers. I remember coming across this idea a few times over the last few years, and it has provided … Continue reading

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Ten Percent

I was recently listening to a Hermeneutics lecture by John Goldingay on iTunes U, and he made an interesting comment that caught my attention. He stated that he approaches the Scriptures with the notion that 10% of what he knows … Continue reading

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