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The Bible as Christian Scripture: The Work of Brevard S. Childs
Seitz, Christopher R. and Kent Harold Richards, editors

Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013 pp. xx + 326. $41.95

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Description: This memorial volume both displays and evaluates the canonical approach of Brevard S. Childs, whose attention to history through time animated his interest in the Bible’s use in the church through the ages up to and including the present. Just as Childs wrote on a wide range of topics canonical and theological—both Testaments, Isaiah and Exodus, the Pauline letters, the history of biblical interpretation, biblical theology, and historical, theological, and methodological questions—the contributors to this volume, seasoned colleagues as well as younger scholars who studied with Childs, offer an international collection of historical, theological, and New Testament essays as well as contributions focused on the Old Testament. The contributors are Stephen B. Chapman, Brevard S. Childs, Don Collett, Daniel R. Driver, Mark W. Elliott, Leonard G. Finn, Mark Gignilliat, Bernd Janowski, Jörg Jeremias, Leander E. Keck, Neil B. MacDonald, David L. Petersen, Murray A. Rae, C. Kavin Rowe, and Christopher R. Seitz.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches

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Review by Jason A. Bembry
Published 10/15/2015
Citation: Jason A. Bembry, review of Christopher R. Seitz and Kent Harold Richards, eds., The Bible as Christian Scripture: The Work of Brevard S. Childs, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


Review by H. F. Van Rooy
Published 10/15/2015
Citation: H. F. Van Rooy, review of Christopher R. Seitz and Kent Harold Richards, eds., The Bible as Christian Scripture: The Work of Brevard S. Childs, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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