Old Testament Theology

Walter Brueggemann

in The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199254255
Published online April 2009 |

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Religion and Theology

Old Testament Theology

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This chapter examines the discipline and practice of Old Testament theology. Topics covered include the modern preoccupation with history, the break with historical relativism, normative study of faith claims in the Bible, contextual factors that impacted Old Testament study in the 1970s, and future developments in Old Testament theology into the 21st century.

Keywords: Old Testament theology; history; historical relativism; Bible

Chapter.  10645 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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