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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A difficult read, but an overall interesting bok on Covenant Theology. That’s not a real Klinism, but it’s hard to shake the sense that somehow Kline’s writing here is the product of the era he came out of.

Mihai Sarbu rated it it was amazing Apr 14, If you were to open the book oline read one of Kline’s conclusions at random, you’d probably think it was a crazy eisegesis. Refresh and try again. Sherif Gendy rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Feb 21, Andy Smith rated it it was amazing.

Kingdom Prologue: Genesis Foundations for a Covenantal Worldview

The prose style can be obscure and mannerist. The most significant book I have read in the past 5 years despite being incredibly difficult to read. Books by Meredith G. Nov 16, Jeff Fuller rated it liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages.

Aron rated it it was ok Nov 02, Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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. 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. Like most reviews, I will agree and say that Kline is not the best writer Sep 28, Kine Waugh rated it it was ok Shelves: The depth of Kline’s thought and pondering over Genesis is amazing.


If someone were to tell me that the twin pillars of this monument to the early chapters of Genesis stands on the twin pillars of Assyriology and LSD, I would not too much surprised. Steve rated it it was amazing Feb 11, There are ‘whoa’ ideas and cosmic images in this beggar the trippy fantasies of the sixties and seventies – Herbert, Tolkien, etc.

Opus Penguin rated it it was kljne Dec 05, 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 pgologue book of Prologuue and its account of the formative ages in the eschatological movement of the kingdom of God from creation to consummation.

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I’ll admit, at first Kline’s odd diction and writing style was a turn off, but if the reader can push past the initial hardship, this mine is riddled with diamonds. May 30, Ryan Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Great book, but it is pretty dense. Oct 29, Henry Jin rated it really liked it Shelves: Shane rated it really liked it Apr 03, Kline prologje 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.

Eric Lazarian rated it it was amazing Oct 19, It’s one eureka moment after another, accumulating until you start to sense the incredible precision and prlogue nature of scripture – nothing is out of place, and God does indeed intend to make himself known. Lists with This Book. In fact, Kline teaches us to read Genesis as more integrally and intimately related to prlogue rest of the biblical story than most of us are in the habit of doing.


Kline’s hyphenations snowball into an avalanche of double meaning, e. Exegesis and Theological is deep and thick! As also indicated by the subtitle, our biblical-theological commentary on Genesis is designed to uncover the foundations of God’s covenantally administered kingdom with its major historical developments kngdom its institutional structures and functions.

This in no way detracts from the nature and place of Genesis as an Israelite composition belonging to the biblical Canon by virtue of its divine inspiration.

Mar 16, Sam Lee rated it it was amazing. Sep 02, Kevin Sheth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like most reviews, I will agree and say that Kline is not the best write Substance: Kline’s ANE scholarship andPrincetonian biblical theology culminate in a biblical theological walkthrough of Genesis worthy of metedith re-read for years to come.

There were many, “Oh, wow! Dec 18, Aaron rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think epic fantasy could use an infusion of Ancient Near-East suzerain-vassal treaty technical minutiae. No trivia or quizzes yet. A wonderful treatment of Genesis and its foundational kliine to the Bible.

That isn’t to say seminarians per se, but it’s not prologie light read. He traces keredith themes forward through redemptive history, as well as reading the Genesis account in the fullness of the light of Christ now revealed in the New Testament.

The result is a strong biblical-theological understanding of Genesis that is both culturally sensitive and Christologically centered. Nicholas rated it it was amazing Feb 03, An absolutely fantastic book.

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.