In recent years our knowledge of the individual parts of the Bible has increased greatly, but our understanding of how they fit together has not kept pace. In particular, the relationship between the Old and New Testaments has been a neglected field of study. The aim of this prestigious dictionary is to integrate the various biblical books and themes into the overarching story of the Scriptures. The volume embodies three perspectives on biblical theology, which are reflected in its structure: PART ONE consists of major articles on fundamental issue PART TWO is composed of articles on individual books and groups of book PART THREE contains articles on important theological themes This volume is part of
IVP's developing family of New Dictionaries, the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology is an essential tool for students, preachers and ministers, as well as for scholars and others seeking a better grasp of the Bible's teaching.