The Relationship between the Old and the New Testament

The Relationship between the Old and the New Testament

The relevance and meaning of the Old Testament and its relation to the New Testament is the most important question in the field of hermeneutics. The answers we give to this question, determines the character of our faith. Do we think that we can build our faith only on the New Testament or are we [...]

First Theology: God, Scripture & Hermeneutics

First Theology: God, Scripture & Hermeneutics

When doing theology must we start with God, the Bible or hermeneutics? For postmodernism we must start with hermeneutics. God and the Bible as his Word are not seen as objective realities but only as realities with can only be discussed in the context of faith- and reading-communities. Already some years ago Kevin VanHoozer in [...]

Isaiah: The Prophet and his Book

Isaiah: The Prophet and his Book

One of the major flashpoints in academic biblical studies in the past 125 years has centred on the authorship and dating of the book of Isaiah. Beginning in the late 1800s, some scholars suggested that this book may have been written by multiple people over a period of centuries, a view that contrasts with the [...]