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G. K. Beale (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and the author of numerous books.
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Tekijän teokset

Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (2007) — Toimittaja — 1,748 kappaletta
Revelation: A Shorter Commentary (2015) 282 kappaletta
Dictionary of the New Testament Use of the Old Testament (2023) — Toimittaja — 80 kappaletta
Brado de Vitória (1905) 2 kappaletta

Associated Works

For the Fame of God's Name: Essays in Honor of John Piper (2010) — Avustaja — 544 kappaletta
Biblical Theology: Retrospect and Prospect (2002) — Avustaja — 194 kappaletta
Biblical Theology of the New Testament (1992) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset26 kappaletta

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Kanoninen nimi
Beale, G.K.
Virallinen nimi
Beale, Gregory K.
Syntymäaika
1949
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
Dallas, Texas, USA
Organisaatiot
Wheaton College
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas

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This concise guide by a leading New Testament scholar helps readers understand how to better study the multitude of Old Testament references in the New Testament. G. K. Beale, coeditor of the bestselling Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, focuses on the "how to" of interpreting the New Testament use of the Old Testament, providing students and pastors with many of the insights and categories necessary for them to do their own exegesis. Brief enough to be accessible yet thorough enough to be useful, this handbook will be a trusted guide for all students of the Bible.

"This handbook provides readers with a wonderful overview of key issues in and tools for the study of the use of the Old Testament in the New. I expect it to become a standard textbook for courses on the subject and the first book to which newcomers will be directed to help them navigate through these sometimes complex waters."--Roy E. Ciampa, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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Rawderson_Rangel | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 27, 2024 |
Excellent review of biblical evidence that we become like what we worship.
 
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JourneyPC | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 26, 2022 |
Summary:A study of the theme of the temple from God’s garden temple in Eden to the New Jerusalem of Revelation, and the role of the people of God, his living temple, in extending the reach of God’s kingdom.

I discovered in logging this book in Goodreads and setting up this post that I read a different edition of this book in 2016 and posted a review of it previously on this blog. I’ve enjoyed the new Essential Studies in Biblical Theology series and have tried to review works in that series and had not realized that this work had been re-issued as part of this series. But it totally fits the series purpose to address broad themes in “the grand story line of the Bible.” The temple is clearly one of these, and building on the work of G. K. Beale, Beale and Mitchell Kim offer a survey of this theme and its practical implications. The book actually grows out of a preaching series by Kim drawing the arc between the Biblical development of this idea and the life of the church.

Rather than recapitulate the material covered in my previous review, since, as far as I can tell, this is basically the same book with a new cover and as part of a series. I will just touch on a few things that stood out to me in this reading of the work. One is that I’ve often thought of the discontinuity between Eden and the rest of history resulting from the fall. This work underscored the purpose of God to dwell among human beings, first materialized in the garden temple of Eden and intended to expand through the rest of creation. The wonder is that the fall, with its very profound impacts, did not thwart God’s intent to dwell deeply with his creatures, as he calls out Abraham, and works through this family to bless all the families of the earth.

I was also impressed with the work done on the pattern of the temple from the outer courts, the holy place, and the holy of holies and how this plays out in tabernacle, temple, and the church. One grasps the deep offense of Jesus when the outer court is turned into a marketplace when this was the place of approach, and as far as the Gentiles could come to pray. Also striking was the idea that for the church, the outer courts, the place of sacrifice is the place of our witness, our μάρτυρα (marturas) the word from which we get martyr. Through the suffering of the church in faithful witness, the nations come to God. Finally, one of the marvels of the new Jerusalem, the new garden-temple is that the outer courts and holy place are no longer. Holy God is amid his people without separations.

Witness is fueled by worship, our prayers, like incense rising, and God’s word like the bread of presence pointing to the one who is our living Bread. All of this flows out of being able to approach the living God through Christ, our great high priest. All of this occurs, no longer in a physical building, but amid a people, and we who are in Christ, are that people, we are that living temple, and in mission, we see that temple expand to encompass the whole creation and all the nations, fulfilling both the mandates of creation and the great commission. The two are really one.

It strikes me that reflecting on this theme of God’s presence among us is great comfort at a time when the American church, particularly white evangelicalism, has been rocked by scandal and apostasy, and many are deserting her. God’s purpose to dwell among his people and to expand that dwelling was not thwarted by the fall, by Israel’s unfaithfulness and exile, nor by the repeated failings of the church. We have failed but God will not fail. One of the encouragements I gain from this work is to face our failures but not wallow them, but rather to look up to the unfailing God who continues to be present and will not fail to build his world-encompassing temple.

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a complimentary review copy of this book from the publisher.
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BobonBooks | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 3, 2022 |
Um exame aprofundado das citações, das alusões e dos ecos do antigo testamento presentes de mateus a apocalipse. Nesta grande obra g. K. Beale e d. A. Carson reuniram uma equipe de especialistas de renome com o propósito de isolar, catalogar e comentar casos presentes no novo testamento tanto de citações claras do antigo quanto de alusões mais sutis às escrituras hebraicas. O resultado desse trabalho cuidadoso foi este comentário abrangente das passagens do antigo testamento que aparecem citadas ou aludidas de mateus a apocalipse - uma ferramenta fundamental de consulta para compor a biblioteca de todo estudante do novo testamento.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Jonatas.Bakas | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 23, 2022 |

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