Typos: The Typological Interpretation of the Old Testament in the New is unavailable, but you can change that!

In this valuable text, Leonhard Goppelt examines typology and typological interpretation of the Bible. He explores its various definitions, and looks at typology in Palestinian Judaism, Hellenistic Judaism, the New Testament, apocalyticism, and Paul. Goppelt also gives a skilful analysis of the nature of Old Testament typology in the New Testament.

capability to effect real and lasting change … and ends, not infrequently, in an illusory ‘triumphalism.’ ”30 This is a fair characterization of liberation theology. Its concern for subjugated people, like that of the messianic pretender Bar Cochba, is entirely to be commended. But in terms of its biblical hermeneutic it must be classified as a reactionary, philosophical manifestation of an ancient error of salvation by works. For that the words of Augustine are not inappropriate: “It is because
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