By Philip Church,Tim Bulkeley,Tim Meadowcroft,Peter Walker
"This quantity is as very important as its subject is critical. We needs to imagine essentially and Christianly approximately what the scriptures let us know bearing on land, holy land, the trendy center East, and biblical promise in an international that entertains huge, immense theological confusion. those capable and provocative essays will provide us expert tips in territory few students are keen to enter."
-Gary M. Burge
"I salute the bright scholarship, biblical integrity, and willing dedication to justice that emanates from each bankruptcy of The Gospel and the Land of Promise. This ebook can be a beneficial device within the arms of laypersons, academics, pastors, and students who search to appreciate the political and theological realities in Israel/Palestine within the gentle of God's be aware. From New Zealand, the farthest kingdom from the land of promise, comes this dynamic voice of cause and compassion."
Bethlehem Bible College
"In those first-class essays, Christian students in New Zealand--where indigenous land rights have lengthy been on the heart of public discourse--reflect on 'land' within the Bible, and especially the inspiration of a 'holy land' or 'promised land' within the center East. mostly, the e-book is a rejoinder to Christian Zionism. whilst, it invitations additional mirrored image at the irreducible importance of position or landedness to human life and Christian identity."
Victoria collage of Wellington
Philip Church teaches religious study within the institution of Theology, Laidlaw collage, Auckland, NZ.
Tim Bulkeley teaches previous testomony at Carey Baptist collage, Auckland, NZ. he's the writer of Amos: Hypertext Bible statement (2005).
Tim Meadowcroft joined the tutorial employees of Laidlaw university in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1994 after finishing doctoral experiences at New university, collage of Edinburgh. He lives in West Auckland, and is married to Sue; they've got 4 daughters and 9 grandchildren. Tim has released a few articles and written or co-edited 8 books together with The booklet of Daniel (2004, co-authored with Nate Irwin); Haggai (2006); The Message of the observe of God (2011); Gospel, fact, & identification: Evangelical identification in Aotearoa New Zealand (2011, co-edited with Myk Habets); Ears that pay attention: Explorations in Theological Interpretation of the Bible (2013, co-edited with Joel Green). He maintains to jot down and put up on knowledge and apocalyptic, hermeneutics, and contextual readings of Scripture. Tim can also be an honorary assistant minister within the Henderson Anglican parish.
Peter Walker is affiliate Vice-Principal & Director of improvement at Wycliffe corridor, collage of Oxford, united kingdom. he's the writer of Jesus and the Holy urban: New testomony views on Jerusalem (1996).