Book Review: John Goldingay, Do We Need the New Testament? (Part 1)


Looking forward to reading part two. Thanks Dr. Long!

Reading Acts

GoldingayGoldingay, John. Do We Need the New Testament? Letting the Old Testament Speak for Itself. Downers Grove, Ill..: InterVarsity, 2015. 184 pp. Pb; $22.00.   Link to IVP

John Goldingay is one of the foremost Old Testament scholars His ICC commentaries on Isaiah 40-55, 56-66 in the International Critical Commentary series have established him as an excellent exegete and his “For Everyone” series (WJK) demonstrates his heart for communicating the Old Testament to lay-people reading the Bible. His massive three-volume Theology of the Old Testament (IVP) and The Theology of the Book of Isaiah (IVP) established Goldingay as a scholar interested in doing serious biblical theology. Yet Goldingay is not an ivory-tower scholar, he serves as an associate pastor at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Pasadena. What is more impressive to me, he lists on his vita that he took his wife Ann to see Bob Dylan in 2002.

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