Although a self-proclaimed maximalist 24 , Beale leaves no stone unturned whether he is tracing an exegetical arguments or redemptive-historical themes. The seeds of this book were sewn through several of his seminary courses, including his Use of the OT in the NT , which proved quite challenging my first year of seminary. It required a working knowledge of Hebrew and Greek, and I only had Greek at the time. I eventually dropped the 10 day course. WIthout wading into the frey of sensus plenior debate, Beale notes his hermeneutical preferences summarizing his position as canonical, gentic-progressive, and intertextual.
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Desmond Alexander. Desmond Alexander is well known to those interested in biblical theology. Among his publications are key books on the Messiah in the OT The Servant King and a theological introduction to the Pentateuch From Paradise to the Promised Land , along with significant essays on the genealogies, on royal ideology, and on the seed theme in Genesis. Together with Brian Rosner, D. The book under review here is the best brief survey of biblical theology to be found anywhere.
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Beale has had a significant impact on students, pastors and scholars throughout his scholarly career. Below, I will cover a few of the other essays and comments on the book as a whole. Block presents thirteen! The fact that John Walton a strong proponent of the view Block is criticizing helped Block with this essay p3, fn1 only increases its worth.