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The Persistence of Godís Endangered Promises: The Bibleís Unified Story
McNicol, Allan J.

London: Bloomsbury, 2017 pp. xiii + 228. $102.00

Description: Using a thorough, integrated biblical theology to make sense of the 'master story' of Scripture, Allan J. McNicol explores the nature and importance of the Bible's abiding narrative of the persistence of God's promises to his people, and their hope of final triumph. Special attention is given to the often contentious claim that these early followers of Jesus presumed that they stood in full continuity with Israel, the historic people of God, and were claiming that many of God's promises were coming to fulfilment among them. McNicol presents a closer analysis of the texts as he shows how the theme of the people of God fits into the wider literary productions of these major New Testament writers.

Subjects: Methods, Theological Approaches, Biblical Theology

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Review by Trevor Laurence
Published 6/4/2020
Citation: Trevor Laurence, review of Allan J. McNicol, The Persistence of Godís Endangered Promises: The Bibleís Unified Story, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).


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