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First Day is Goldingay

OK, it’s not the first day of the month but I want you to know that April 1 (no fooling) I will post the first in an 8-part [maybe 10-part] series — once a month, on the first day of the month — on volume 2 of his book: OT Theology: Israel’s Faith. The first paragraph of volume 2 is simply priceless:
“In the first volume, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Yhwh did from the beginning, though not about what Yhwh began to teach. In the third volume I hope to write about Yhwh’s teaching on how Israel was supposed to live. I shall be sixty-six if and when I finish it, and my father and both my grandfathers did not live that long. Having announced this project, I shall feel really stupid if I fail to complete it. But then I shall have other things to think about if that happens — or not to think about.”
Ah, love that irony.

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Andie Piehl

posted March 30, 2008 at 7:40 am

Scot, I bought this one when I bought the first one, but I never got through the first one getting in at the 4th month. Can I pick up at the second one without the first one?

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Scot McKnight

posted March 30, 2008 at 9:14 am

Yes, they are different books and different kinds of books. We’ll only do pp. 1-84 for the first post.

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Andie Piehl

posted March 30, 2008 at 7:45 pm

Thanks, Scot.

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posted March 31, 2008 at 7:30 am

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posted March 31, 2008 at 11:50 am

Aaahhh…nothing like a good sense of humor, eh? 8)

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