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The Future of Old Testament Theology

Brett, Mark G. (2004) The Future of Old Testament Theology. In: Old Testament Theology: Flowering and Future. Eisenbrauns. ISBN 9781575060965

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Abstract

This chapter argues that Old Testament theololgy is caopable of dealing with scriptural contradictions, so long as it does not succumb to modernist abstractions,a dn so long as those contradictions are placed within the wider context of discussions around literary form and competing testimony.The substantive issue facing Old Testament theologians is how to evaluate the undeniable diversity of the biblical canon and its multifarious influences throughuot history.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Old Testament, biblical interpretation, theology, historical criticism
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 02:37
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2011 03:04
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/105

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