The Messianic Vacuum: How Not To Interperet the Psalter

 In the past, I've mentioned my disappointment with John Goldingay's three volume commentary on the psalms because they completely lack a christological focus.  Not only does Goldingay simply avoid talking about Christ in the psalms, he explicitly says that psalms historically considered messianic are in fact not messianic. He sucks the Messiah from the psalms.  I used his commentary on Psalm 110 recently, and here's what… Continue reading The Messianic Vacuum: How Not To Interperet the Psalter

Goldingay’s Commentary on the Psalms: A Methodological Critique

I've been working with John Goldingay's 3-volume commentary set on the Psalms for a while now.  I haven't read every part (and I'm not overly familiar with Goldingay's other writings, though I know he's some stripe of an open theist, which is a whole other subject), but I have read and utilized it enough to register a… Continue reading Goldingay’s Commentary on the Psalms: A Methodological Critique