Is the Old Testament relevant for today? Yes Discover the unifying theme of the ""Old"" and ""New"" Testaments -- and of history -- in God's promise-plan first given to Abraham in Genesis 12. Cross-cultural workers and students of the Bible will discover valuable insights and new zeal for searching and communicating the Scriptures in this very readable book based on years of massive scholarship. ""No single question about the Bible is more crucial, more basic, more troublesome, more significant, more complex, more profound, more weighty or more urgent than the question of the true nature of the connection between the religion/faith of the Old Testament and that of the New Testament. . . . It cuts to the heart of the often misunderstood dynamics of the global mission movement. It sheds light on practically every page of the Bible. Here Kaiser is at his best, warmly down to earth, personable, exuberantly encouraging, making profound insights plain. . . . We are not talking now about common knowledge, widely accepted perspective; in these talks you will find unusual and crucial insights that are not common although they ought to be and must be."" Ralph D. Winter, PhD, U.S. Center for World Mission Walter C. Kaiser Jr. is President Emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and the Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Old Testament. He is also a former board member of Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF). Dr. Kaiser is the author of over fifty books including, The Journey Isn't Over, The Old Testament in Contemporary Preaching, Classical Evangelical Essays in Old Testament Interpretation, Toward an Old Testament Theology, A Biblical Approach to Personal Suffering, Ecclesiastes: Total Life, Toward an Exegetical Theology, Biblical Exegesis for Preaching & Teaching, Hard Sayings of the Old Testament, The Messiah in the Old Testament, and A History of Israel (Second Edition).