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Covenant Theology
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I. Terminology – II. Historical Development – III. Results

I. Terminology

Covenant theology or federal theology (Ger. Föderaltheologie), an old Reformed doctrinal system whose origins are to be sought in Zürich, Heidelberg and Herborn, is the broad attempt to comprehend and portray as a unity the history of God with humanity attested in the OT and NT by means of the biblical covenant concept (Covenant). Correspondingly, the whole substance of dogma, from the c…

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Link, Christian, “Covenant Theology”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_07707>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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