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By Leo G Perdue

one of many thorniest difficulties in theological examine is the connection among bible study at the one hand, and positive theology at the different. Theologians recognize that the Bible is the center resource rfile for theological building, and for that reason that they have to be in dialog with the easiest in serious research of Scripture. for lots of biblical students, the purpose of what they do is to aid the biblical textual content converse to today’s church and global, and accordingly they'd do good to be in dialog with modern theology. but too frequently the 2 teams fail to  interact every one other’s paintings in major and effective methods. the aim of the Library of Biblical Theology, and this introductory quantity to it, is to convey the worlds of biblical scholarship and positive theology jointly. it is going to accomplish that by way of reviving biblical theology as a self-discipline that describes the religion of the biblical classes at the one hand, and nonetheless articulates normative understandings of recent religion and practice.  during this quantity the authors start by way of supplying an summary of the background and attainable way forward for biblical theology. They introduce biblical theology as a essentially contrastive self-discipline, person who is neither dogmatic theology (seeking to give an explanation for the reliable teachings of a specific Christian tradition), neither is it a merely old method of Scripture, eschewing questions of the Bible’s modern message and that means. quite, biblical theology takes heavily either the necessity to comprehend the message of Scripture in its specific historic context, and the necessity to tackle that message to questions that confront modern human life.

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