Book Review: Bound for the Promised Land: (New Studies in Biblical Theology) by Owen Martin


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Bound for the Promised Land: (New Studies in Biblical Theology) by Owen Martin, IVP Academic, 2015. 210 pp.  0830826351

Bound for the Promised Land (New Studies in Biblical Theology) by [Martin, Oren]

When it comes to a theology of the land and how it plays a role in the Bible, there have been very few treatments of such an important topic. Oren Martin attempts to do this with his book Bound for the Promised Land: (New Studies in Biblical Theology). As Martin says in Chapter One, “The aim of the present study is to demonstrate that the land promised to Abraham advances the place of the kingdom that was lost in Eden and serves as a type throughout Israel’s history that anticipates the even greater land – prepared for all of God’s people throughout history – that will come as a result of the person and work of Christ. In other words, the land and its blessings find their fulfillment in the new heaven…

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