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Critically discuss(structural variations exist between the jewish division of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian First(Old) Test
Religion and Theology
Pages 8 (2008 words)
The Jewish Division of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian First (Old) Testament THE 1000 Date Name of student Name of Institute The Jewish Division of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian First (Old) Testament Introduction The books in the Old Testament and the Jewish Bible have very little though obvious differences.
Owing to this, there has emerged what theologists see as structural variations between the two. The issue of structural variations emerged especially in the aftermath of the life and death of Jesus when Christianity started developing (Scott, 2000, p. 80). It is important to note that the structural differences between the Jewish Bible and the Christian first Old Testament was also influenced by the belief in the person of Jesus Christ as the coming Messiah, a claim Judaists have never approved (Scott, 2000, p. 93). It is in this context that the context of Christianity developed strongly after the Antioch gospel that born Christianity. Consequently, the merging of the Old Testament scrolls and the New Testament scrolls was sole activity done by believers of Christian faith, attempting to make relevant the historical time in which the events and prophecies in the various books took place. A proper understanding of the structural differences between the Jewish division of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian First (Old) Testament would a justice best delivered when preceded by a historical outline of the Israel. A Brief Outline of the History of Israel The early part of the history of Israel is technically Biblical history. On this note, it is vital to point out that the history of Israel, rather than using a theological reading only, ought to be governed by religious perspective. ...
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