How does the New Testament echo the Old? Which versions of the Hebrew Scriptures were authoritative for New Testament writers? Are we free today to understand the Old Testament in the same way as the New Testament writers? The appearance of concepts, images, and passages from the Old Testament in the New raises a host of questions about such issues as textual versions, allusions, and the differences between ancient and modern meaning.
Presenting essays from a range of distinguished scholars, hearing the Old Testament in the New
Testament begins with two chapters on foundational issues. The bulk of the volume then investigates the use of the Old Testament in specific books of segments of the New Testament. A concluding chapter by Andreas J. Kostenberger both questions and affirms the previous contributors findings, offering direction for futher research.
Taken as a whole, these essays represent an excellent introduction to the growing body of studies of the Old Testament in the New.