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Wednesday Giveaway - Understanding Biblical Theology

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Understanding Biblical TheologyIt is clear that biblical theology has become an influential
movement in Christian thought – but what various people mean by the term can be notably less clear.

Many projects operate under the moniker of biblical
theology, and yet some of them can appear to be quite unlike each other.

In light of this situation, Edward W Klink III and Darian R.
Lockett decided to work together on an introduction to the field of biblical
theology, which would lay out the main players and key models for students and
others venturing into the subject. 

The result was Understanding Biblical Theology, which is this week’s Wednesday Giveaway.

In it, Kink and Lockett examine five major schools within biblical theology, defining and giving a brief developmental history for each one, and
exploring each method through the lens of one contemporary scholar who
champions it.

Those five schools being:

- Biblical Theology as Historical Description (James Barr)

- Biblical Theology as History of Redemption (D. A. Carson)
- Biblical Theology as Worldview-Story (N. T. Wright)
- Biblical Theology as Canonical Approach (Brevard Childs)

- Biblical Theology as Theological Construction (Francis
Watson)

An excellent entry point into an important contemporary
movement.

To enter the giveaway, comment below with your answer this
question: At first glance, is there a "school" of biblical theology that you find yourself identifying with?

Also, a bonus entry is available if you
comment a second time letting us know that you shared a link to this giveaway
on Facebook, Twitter, or your blog.

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*If you are reading this via Facebook, email, or RSS,
please visit the blog to enter. Two winners will be determined by Random
Integer Generator. Giveaway ends Thursday at midnight EDT*

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