George Zemek has written a scholarly and valuable work dealing with, as the title indicates, “exegetical considerations of key anthropological, hamartiogical and soteriological terms and motifs.” His approach is to examine key Hebrew and Greek words dealing with the subject under discussion and then draw theological conclusions based on these word studies and related scriptures. […]
Using the Puritans, especially Thomas Goodwin, as his guiding interpretive model (p. 14), Dane Ortlund sets out to write a book about the heart of Christ—who He really is (p. 13). The target audience is: “. . . The discouraged, the frustrated, the weary, the disenchanted, the cynical, the empty. Those running on fumes. Those […]
Toward an Exegetical Theology, Biblical Exegesis for Preaching and Teaching by Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.
Walter Kaiser’s classic book on exegesis and preaching is still valuable and greatly needed. His concern, when he wrote in 1981, was to close the gap that existed between the study of the text of Scripture and the delivery of the message (pp. 8, 48). That gap still exists today, and thus the current need […]