Reading Scripture as if it were primarily “about God” certainly yields an array of important insights.
Christian doctrine functions, above all, as a safeguard for mystery. It holds in flaming tension what would otherwise devolve into drab truisms.
Sustained, disciplined reading of this series is an outstanding way for a local pastor to engage with the participants in a great collective effort to renew the faithful interpretation of the Scriptures in and for the Church.
If we are to choose between the Reformers and the "New Perspective," we must first read them both.
I recommend this collection as an introduction to the state of contemporary theological hermeneutics, though, in candor, the recommendation is lukewarm.
What ties the project of theological exegesis together? Can we read the Old Testament allegorically and christologically? If so, what are the controls?