By John Kelsay, Walter C., Jr. Kaiser, Peter C. Craigie, III Longman Tremper, Visit Amazon's William L. Lyons Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, William L. Lyons,

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This learn undertaking makes an immense contribution to either the background of the translation of biblical principles approximately herem (frequently translated "holy war") and the research of the advance of contemporary evangelical biblical hermeneutics. these studing the historical past of biblical scholarship have just recently all started to concentration their awareness on figures from the second one 1/2 the 20 th century. little or no of this literature, even though, bargains with evangelical biblical students who've confronted the duty of reconciling the consequences glossy historic and literary feedback of the Bible with Their dedication to a confessing group of religion that holds to a couple kind of biblical inerrancy. This research attracts the reader past student and lay reader to formulate autonomous conclusions approximately herem in accordance with a detailed studying of biblical passages and in discussion with evangelical biblical interpretation.

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4I Many of his writings are still in print. In the "Foreword" to a reprint of Hengstenberg's Christology of the Old 39 Kaiser, The Old Testament in Contemporary Preaching, 21. For the Gospel in the OT see 21-22. 40 Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1802-69) was a champion of Lutheran orthodoxy during the nineteenth century. He qualified for matriculation into the University of Berlin when he was only seventeen years old and did so well in Oriental languages and philosophy that he published a translation of an Arabic book in German when he was only twenty-one (his dissertation was a Latin translation of the Arabic author Amrulkeisi Moallakah).

1993,147. Dr. Kaiser maintains two homes: one near Gordon-Conwell, the other in Cedar Grove, Wisconsin is his permanent family home (farm) and most of his family live nearby. See also, John H. Sailhamer, "Walter C. ," Bible Interpreters of the 20" Century: A Selection of Evangelical Voices (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House Company, 1999), 375-76. 6 Sailhamer, 375. 7 Bray, Biblical Interpretation: Past & Present, 550. 8 He is a prolific writer (see "Bibliography"). Some of his writing which deals with war and beret/7 in the Hebrew Bible include (in publication date order):9 Kaiser, Walter C.

Lev 27:28-29)20 In one passage, the Israelites promised to destroy (herein) the enemy if the Lord would grant them military victory (Num 21): I When the Canaanite king of Arad, who lived in the Negev, heard that Israel was coming along the road to Atharim, he attacked the Israelites and captured some of them. 2 Then Israel made this vow to the LORD: "If you will deliver these people into our hands, we will totally destroy their 19 See Deut 7:1-2 for a slightly different list. With regard to Deut 20:17-18, see Michael Fishbane, Biblical hiterpretation in Ancient Israel (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985), 200-1.

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