He concludes with some basic proposals for doing theology with an historical and theological method which seeks to be faithful to the biblical material. From the Reformation to the Enlightenment. The Age of Enlightenment.
From the Enlightenment to Dialectical Theology. From Dialectical Theology to the Present.
Patterns of Disunity and Discontinuity. Patterns of Unity and Continuity.
Historical Connection. These issues concern the nature, method, function, and purpose and how, historically, there has been a general lack of consensus among scholars which led to a crisis. This little work provides a serious engagement of scholarship that is helpful to both the professor and the pastor. Although this work is not an exhaustive analysis of the issues surrounding the interpretation of the Old Testament, it does sufficiently introduce the current issues and how to navigate them exegetically.
By tracing the historical roots of Biblical and OT theology, the exegete is prepared to enter the debate and engage in the formulation of a solution, which is examined in the last chapter of this work. The development of theological method happens in a particular historical context.
Glait and Andreas Fischer ca. The approach to OT theology changes in the age of the Enlightenment.
Rationalism became the ultimate criterion and new hermeneutic of biblical interpretation. It is in this environment that Johann Philipp Gabler that the tradition of Biblical theology shifts. Gabler provided an inductive framework for doing OT theology: 1 inspiration of the Bible should not be considered, 2 historical, philosophical, and literary criticism best adduce the meaning the concepts found in the Bible, and 3 distinguishing the periods of development of the religion.
Old Testament theology: basic issues in the current debate by Gerhard F. Written in English. Edition Notes Bibliography: p. The Physical Object Pagination p.
Number of pages Check nearby libraries Library. Share this book Facebook. You might also like. Edit Last edited by ImportBot October 1, History 1 edition of Old Testament theology: basic issues in the current debate found in the catalog. October 1, Edited by ImportBot.