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The Concept of God as Theme of Biblical Theology

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The texts of the New Testament represent a religious tradition which was rooted in the Jewish religion and in the ancient Jewish background; nevertheless, it has been preserved and transmitted to us in a radically different linguistic garment, namely a Greek-Hellenistic one. The expression "linguistic garment" goes far beyond purely philological matters. The Christian rejection of the conceptions of God inherent in the Greco-Romani/Near Eastern religious sphere, with its attendant types of cult can hardly surprise us, especially inasmuch as the Christian proclamation which was directed to non-Jews seems from the very beginning to have battened onto that Jewish apocalyptic which was centred around the concept of God, with its Biblical roots. This chapter analyses the Jesuanic-Christologically difference in the conception of God. It concentrates on three central fundamental Biblical-theological divine predicates.

Keywords: biblical theology; conceptions of God; divine predicates; Jesuanic-Christologically difference; Jewish religion; New Testament

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