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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 36. What Is Old Testament Theology?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45036


Christianity grew out of Judaism, and Christians regarded the Old Testament as a sacred collection. They first developed a theology explaining the nature of God and of Christ. New theologies (covenant, God’s work in history) arose in the twentieth century, followed by ever new theologies today.

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