The Steward Living in Covenant: a New Perspective on Old Testament Stories

The Steward Living in Covenant: a New Perspective on Old Testament Stories

Holistic, Resource Review, Stewardship, Theology
by Ronald E. Vallet ( Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2001). This is a delightful book. It takes us to our theological foundations, to the stories of our heritage, and flings us forward with a challenge to make something meaningful from the past that shaped us. Ron Vallet weaves study with story and intersperses the presentation with short dramas and choral readings. The book begins by challenging our understanding of our calling. Are we to be seduced by the emptiness around us, or will we subvert the dominant themes of our culture and bring the best of our faith and heritage to our households and to the communities in which we live? The author provides theological understandings and practical assistance to help us change and build. He…
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