PROPOSALS FOR DOING NT THEOLOGY

PROPOSALS FOR DOING NT THEOLOGY - BASIC PROPOSALS FOR DOING...

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BASIC PROPOSALS FOR DOING NT THEOLOGY : (Based on Hasel, chapter VI) 1. Biblical Theology MUST be understood to be a theological-historical discipline. 2. The Biblical Theologian engaged in NT Theology has his/her subject indicated before hand inasmuch as his/her endeavor is a theology of the NT. It is founded on materials taken from the NT. 3. A presentation of NT Theology may begin best with the message of Jesus as it is available from the various NT documents. This assumes that it is possible to glean the message of Jesus from the respective gospels and the few sayings quoted in other NT documents, and that there is a basic historical reliability in what has been preserved in the NT documents. This may be followed by an examination of the theologies of Matthew, Mark, Luke-Acts, Paul, and John etc., recognizing that the respective writers have their own distinctive purpose in mind, both in the selection of their materials and in the presentation of the materials they have preserved. 4. A NT theology not only seeks to know the theology of the various books
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course REL THEL 352 taught by Professor Tyson during the Spring '08 term at Houghton College.

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