KINGDOM PROLOGUE. GENESIS FOUNDATIONS. FOR A COVENANTAL WORLDVIEW. Meredith G. Kline. TWO AGE PRESS. of Kingdom Prologue where Kline writes, “On this subject see further my By Oath Consigned (), of which the present discussion is a resume involving. A friend of mine wrote to ask about Kingdom Prologue, by Meredith G. Kline. I am unfamiliar with Kline and ask that some of you who know.

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If you have been discipled in a tradition that does not approach revelation with an understanding of covenant and typology, Kline will develop a lucid picture from the most vague passages that confused you in your childhood.

Kingdom Prologue is probably not the best place to start, The Structure of Biblical Authority or his newly published Genesis Commentary are safer bets. The depth of Kline’s thought and pondering over Genesis is amazing.

Kline draws on his expertise of the ancient near east–its culture, language, and politics, especially Canaanite treaty documents–to illuminate the composition and function of Genesis in the biblical Canon.

Steve rated it it was amazing Feb 11, To ask other readers questions about Kingdom Prologueplease sign up. There were many, “Oh, wow! I think epic fantasy could use an infusion of Ancient Near-East suzerain-vassal treaty technical minutiae. Aron rated it it was ok Nov 02, If you’re this type of mind, I fully recommend Kingdom Prologue. The most significant book I have read in the past 5 years despite being incredibly difficult to read. A wonderful treatment of Genesis and its foundational contribution to the Bible.

Chris Comis rated it liked it Feb 02, Hugenberger was mentored by Meredith Kline author of Kingdom Prologue.

In this way Kingdom Prologue seeks to provide an introductory sketch of kingsom over-all shape of the biblical worldview and the character of biblical religion. After this book, I am not so sure Biblical studies needs it as much. Kline’s hyphenations snowball into an avalanche of double meaning, e. Want to Read saving….


Sep 28, Christopher Waugh rated it kihgdom was ok Shelves: Jan 14, Ronnie Curfman rated it it was amazing. An absolutely fantastic book. Carrie Cavanaugh rated it liked it Jun 02, In fact, Kline teaches us to read Genesis as more integrally and intimately related to the rest of the biblical story than most of us are in the habit of doing. Jan 09, Marcus rated it really liked it Shelves: Eric Lazarian rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Keith Conley rated it it was amazing Dec 11, It’s not for general audiences because it’s not a book – it’s self-published lecture notes.

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Kingdom Prologue: Genesis Foundations for a Covenantal Worldview

It’s an understatement to say that Meredith Kline’s Kingdom Prologue is a work of immeasurably fantastic biblical theology and exegesis in the Reformed tradition. The result is a strong biblical-theological understanding of Genesis that is both culturally sensitive and Christologically centered.

That isn’t to say seminarians per se, but it’s not a light read. Dec 18, Aaron rated kkingdom it was amazing Shelves: A difficult read, but an overall interesting bok on Covenant Theology. Opus Penguin rated it it was amazing Kinngdom 05, Kline zooms in on Genesis and explores the theme of covenant, promise, and humanity in the antediluvian context. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Kline is not for the faint of heart, and those brave enough to venture into his hyphenated world of biblical-theological-glory-terminology will frequently wish he used an editor.


Yet there were also many times when I had to close the book at the end of a sitting simply because I was exhausted.

Kingdom Prologue: Genesis Foundations for a Covenantal Worldview by Meredith G. Kline

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s one eureka moment after another, accumulating until you start to sense the incredible precision and intentional nature of scripture – nothing is out of place, and God does indeed intend to make himself known.

That’s not a real Klinism, but it’s hard to shake the sense that somehow Kline’s writing here is the product of mereeith era he came out of. May 30, Ryan Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: Like most reviews, I will agree and say that Kline is not the best writer Kline’s ANE scholarship andPrincetonian biblical theology culminate in a biblical theological mereditn of Genesis worthy of being re-read for years to come.

Mihai Sarbu rated it it was amazing Apr 14, The prose style can be obscure and mannerist. No trivia or quizzes yet. Open Preview See a Problem? As also indicated by the subtitle, our biblical-theological commentary on Genesis is designed to uncover the As intimated by the subtitle, Genesis Foundations for a Covenantal Worldview, the immediate literary focus of this study is the book of Genesis and its account of the formative ages in the eschatological movement of the kingdom of God from creation to consummation.

Jun 12, Scott Dalton rated it it was amazing.