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Biblical Theology_out - THE DEVELOPMENT OF NT THEOLOGY An...

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An Historical Over-view I. BASIC DEFINITION OF BIBLICAL THEOLOGY : A. INDUCTIVE B. DESCRIPTIVE C. NORMATIVE II. FROM THE REFORMATION TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT: A. Martin Luther (1483-1546) 1. Rejected Scholastic 4-fold sense of Scripture 2. Rejected Scholastic theological over-lay 3. Sough the ‘free course of the Word of God’ 4. Affirmed “ Sola Scriptura 5. Christo-centric hermeneutic 6. Christo-centric results B. Protestant Orthodoxy (17 th century) 1. Abraham Calvious (1655) used the biblical texts to sup- port the “ascertained truths of dogmatic theology.” 2. The Holy Spirit spoke (dictated) the biblical text, right down to the Hebrew vowel points C. German Pietism (Philip Spener, 1635-1705) 1. Opposed Protestant Scholasticism 2. Emphasized practical, inductive reading of the Bible 3. Stressed small groups, Collegia Pietas , for Bible study and edification 4. Carl Hayman, a pietist, developed the first Biblical Theology in 1708. 5. The dangers of subjectivism . ... III.
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course REL THEL 353 taught by Professor Tyson during the Spring '08 term at Houghton College.

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