• Philosophy
  • Published 2002

Das Alte Testament - ein Geschichtsbuch?

  title={Das Alte Testament - ein Geschichtsbuch?},
  author={James Alfred Loader},
In the context of the colloquium 'Old Testament and Art' as an aspect of the Von Rad Centenary Symposium held at Heidelberg in October 2001, this paper argues that there is a sense in which the Old Testament can - in the German language - be called a single history book, notably narrative as a theological metaphor. It is contended, however, that this may be misleading on other counts. Five arguments are offered from the angles of respectively unity in the absence of codices, the presupposed… CONTINUE READING