Yesterday, I was blessed to pick up a hardback copy of Geerhardus Vos’ Biblical Theology. I hope to read through most of it over the winter break. I rarely hear the term Biblical Theology. It seems Systematic Theology is more the rage on my own campus and elsewhere.
What is meant by the term Biblical Theology? Vos, Princeton Theological Seminary’s first professor of Biblical Theology, explains:
Biblical Theology is that branch of Exegetical Theology which deals with the process of the self-revelation of God deposited in the Bible.
In the above definition the term “revelation” is taken as a noun of action. Biblical Theology deals with revelation as a divine activity, not as the finished product of that activity. Continue Reading…