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Moses is a seminal figure in both Old and New Testament salvation history. For the early church, he represented the law (Law/Decalogue/Torah) and the old covenant with Israel but also pointed forward typologically to Christ (Christ, Jesus, 01: Survey) who would fulfill the Mosaic law and consumma…

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Elowsky, Joel, “Moses”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2022

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