These valuable pages contain the ripe fruit of the 39 years which Vos spent teaching Biblical Theology at Princeton, until his retirement in 1932.The aim of this book is no less than to provide an account of the unfolding of the mind of God in history, through the successive agents of his special revelation Vos handles this under three main divisions the Mosaic epoch ofThese valuable pages contain the ripe fruit of the 39 years which Vos spent teaching Biblical Theology at Princeton, until his retirement in 1932.The aim of this book is no less than to provide an account of the unfolding of the mind of God in history, through the successive agents of his special revelation Vos handles this under three main divisions the Mosaic epoch of revelation, the prophetic epoch of revelation, and the New Testament Such an historical approach is not meant to supplant the work of the systematic theologian nevertheless, the Christian gospel is inextricably bound up with history, and the biblical theologian thus seeks to highlight the uniqueness of each biblical document in that succession The rich variety of Scripture is discovered anew as the progressive development of biblical themes is explicated.
Geerhardus Johannes Vos was an American Calvinist theologian and one of the most distinguished representatives of the Princeton Theology He is sometimes called the father of Reformed Biblical Theology.Vos was born to a Dutch Reformed pastor in Heerenveen in Friesland in the Netherlands In 1881, when Geerhardus was 19 years old, his father accepted a call to be the pastor of the Christian Reformed Church congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Geerhardus Vos began his education at the Christian Reformed Church s Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, before moving to Princeton Theological Seminary He completed his studies in Germany, receiving his doctorate in Arabic Studies from the Philosophy Faculty of Strassburg University in 1888.Herman Bavinck and Abraham Kuyper tried to convince Vos to become professor of Old Testament Theology at the Free University in Amsterdam, but Vos chose to return to America Thus, in the Fall of 1888, Vos took up a position on the Calvin Theological Seminary faculty In 1892, Vos moved and joined the faculty of the Princeton Theological Seminary, where he became its first Professor of Biblical Theology.In 1894 he was ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church in the USA.At Princeton, he taught alongside J Gresham Machen and Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield and authored his most famous works, including Pauline Eschatology 1930 and Biblical Theology Old and New Testaments 1948 Despite his opposition to the growing modernist influence at Princeton in the late 1920s, he decided to remain at Princeton Seminary after the formation of Westminster Theological Seminary by Machen, as he was close to retirement Vos did indeed retire to California in 1932, three years after the formation of Westminster.Vos s wife, Catherine, authored the well known Child s Story Bible She died in 1937, after 43 years of marriage They had three sons and one daughter, and their son J G Vos studied at Princeton Theological Seminary and also became a minister.
Biblical Theology Old and New Testaments Geerhardus VosBiblical Theology Old and New Testaments Geerhardus Vos on FREE shipping on qualifying offers The aim of this book is no less than to provide Biblical theology Theopedia Biblical theology has the task of expounding the theology found in the Bible in its own historical setting, and its own terms, categories, and thought forms It is the obvious intent of the Bible to tell a story about God and his acts in history for humanity s salvation. Biblical theology Especially important for bringing this field of study into the confessional tradition was Old Princeton theologian, Geerhardus Vos Biblical Theology Old and New Testaments They summarize the message of the Bible as being about God s people in God s place under God s rule and blessing in Graeme Goldsworthy, Gospel and Kingdom , Paternoster, . Biblical Theology Definition and Meaning Bible Dictionary Biblical Theology of the Old Testament, by B Stade , is the work of a distinguished representative of the modern critical views, already famous for his work on the history of Israel The Theology of the Old Testament by W H Bennett is a clear and useful compendium of the subject . What is the Discipline of Biblical Theology Marks a biblical theology can be distinguished from systematic theology and b it is in some sense descriptive of what is in the Bible We can define Biblical Theology only in dynamic terms because it does not look so much at the permanence of theological truth as at the process by which truth is revealed. Biblical Theology Old and New Testaments Vos, Geerhardus To read these pages the fruit of Vos s years of teaching biblical theology at Princeton is to appreciate the late John Murray s suggestion that Geerhardus Vos was the most incisive exegete in the English speaking world of the twentieth century.
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