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The Holy SpiritóIn Biblical Teaching, through the Centuries, and Today
Thiselton, Anthony C.

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013 pp. xiv + 565. $46


Description: This learned book by eminent scholar Anthony Thiselton is a detailed biblical, historical, and contemporary study of the Holy Spirit. Thiselton presents an up-to-date account of biblical teaching on the topic, including exposition of passages and hermeneutics; offers a comprehensive historical survey from the Apostolic Fathers to Jonathan Edwards; and engages a host of modern theologians. In the last part of his book Thiselton discusses a remarkably wide range of writings on the Holy Spirit from the nineteenth century to the present day. He interacts explicitly with Pentecostals and the Renewal Movement in a sympathetic, positive, yet critical manner. The book as a whole is at once scholarly and readable, comprehensive and practical.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Hermeneutics, Theological Approaches

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Review by Cornelis Bennema
Published 1/7/2015
Citation: Cornelis Bennema, review of Anthony C. Thiselton, The Holy SpiritóIn Biblical Teaching, through the Centuries, and Today, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by Chris L. de Wet
Published 1/7/2015
Citation: Chris L. de Wet, review of Anthony C. Thiselton, The Holy SpiritóIn Biblical Teaching, through the Centuries, and Today, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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