This text focuses on the theological nature of the Bible and biblical interpretation. It seeks to answer the question, “What roles do Holy Scripture and the reading of Holy Scripture play within the unfolding drama of the commerce and communion between God and humanity?” Through exploring this question, the text builds a case for why the Bible is more than just words.
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Clear and persuasive in argument, deeply read in classical and modern divinity, doctrinally and spiritually astute, this is a splendid theological presentation of the nature and interpretation of Scripture.
—John Webster, professor of systematic theology, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Simultaneously traditional and creative, this impressive volume offers a welcome introduction to Reformed dogmatics.
—Matthew Levering, professor of religious studies, University of Dayton
. . . a three-stranded cord for the theological interpretation of Scripture that is not easily bettered.
—Kevin J. Vanhoozer, research professor of systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois
Scott R. Swain is an associate professor of systematic theology at the Reformed Theological Seminary in Florida.