b'Invitation to Biblical TheologyExploring the Shape, Storyline, and Themes of ScriptureJeremy M. Kimble and Ched SpellmanINVITATION TO THEOLOGICAL STUDIESAn approachable textbook for introducing biblical theology to studentsI nvitation to Biblical Theology provides a thorough overview of biblical theology that is accessible for those new to the topic but substantial enough for advanced study. Defining biblical theology as the study of the whole Bible on its own terms, Jeremy Kimble and Ched Spellman begin with a brief history of the discipline followed by a survey of contemporary approaches. They then lay out their own approach, built on the framework of the canon, the covenants, and Christ.TakingGodsplanofredemptioninChristastheuniting theme of Scripture, Kimble and Spellman survey the grand nar-rative of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, showing how each division of the canon moves the overarching story forward. The following ten chapters survey central and recurring themes of Scripture including kingdom, worship, Messiah and atonement, Gods glory, and mission. The authors conclude with reflections on how biblical theology can serve the church as well as the academy.JeremyM.Kimble(PhD,SoutheasternBaptistTheological Seminary) is associate professor of theology and director of the Center for Biblical Integration at Cedarville University.ChedSpellman(PhD,SouthwesternBaptistTheological Seminary) is assistant professor of biblical and theological stud-ies and lead developer of online Bible programs at Cedarville University.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS A new and completely up-to-date introduc- 978-0-8254-4561-3$44.99tion to historic biblical theology and theHardcover7.5 x 9.25528 pageslatest contemporary scholarship Biblical Studies / General Offers a practical and academically soundKregel AcademicRights: Worldapproach using a unified framework ofJune 30, 2020analysisAncient Near EasternFor the Love of Gods WordDistinctive application for the valuableISBN 978-0-8254-4561-3Themes in Biblical978-0-8254-4336-7$36.99 contribution biblical theology can make to Theology the church and the academy978-0-8254-3360-3$21.99 9 780825 445613www.kregel.com 23'