Religion Past and Present

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I. Concept – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Dogmatics – V. Practical Theology – VI. Missiology – VII. Judaism – VIII. Cultural History

I. Concept

“Bible” is the predominant designation in church, theology, and society for the collection of OT and NT scriptures recognized by the church. The word “Bible” and its close equivalents in ot…

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Schnelle, Udo, Fischer, Georg, Becker, Hans-Jürgen, Fischer Georg, Müller, Hans-Peter, Schnelle Udo, Rydbeck, Lars, Schwöbel, Christoph, Lathrop, Gordon, Wegenast, Klaus et al., “Bible”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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