By Brevard S. Childs
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Certainly the conformity of the two testaments cannot be correctly understood as merely lying on the level of culture, tradition, and religion. 3. Great Ideas or Themes In his initial proposal Gabler sought to filter the time-conditioned ideas of the various biblical authors in such a way that one could distil from CURRENT MODELS FOR BIBLICAL THEOLOGY 15 the biblical material those 'universal ideas' which were 'pure and unmixed with foreign things'. These timeless ideas could then be appropriated into a new dogmatic theology.
It is the content of scripture, but not identical with the Bible; rather, it is that to which scripture points. It is contained in the proclamation of church tradition, but it is not as if the written Bible required an additional oral formulation. Its content is decisive for faith and is reflected in a unified teaching in both its oral and written form, Irenaeus did not see the rule-of-faith as the church's 'construal' of the Bible, but rather as the objective truth of the Apostolic Faith, which has been publically revealed and not concealed in a secret gnosis.
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Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments: Theological Reflection on the Christian Bible by Brevard S. Childs