Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Systematic Theology

First Advisor

Theodore Engelder

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Leviticus 19:2; Genesis 15:6; Habakkuk 2:4; Genesis 29:17; Exodus 33:1; Acts 10:43; Acts 15:11; Isaiah 55:10; Deuteronomy 25:1; 1 Kings 8:32; Isaiah 5:23; Proverbs 17:15; Exodus 23:7; Isaiah 45:25; Isaiah 50:8; Isaiah 53:11; 1 Samuel 29:6; Job 1: 8; Job 23:7; Psalm 11:7; Psalm 65:3; Psalm 78:38; Psalm 79:9; Jeremiah 18:23; Deuteronomy 21:8; Isaiah 6:7; Exodus 30:10, 16; Isaiah 2:9; Genesis 18:24-26; Hosea 1:6; Isaiah 33:24; Numbers 14: 19; Exodus 34:9;


This topic needs discussion not only because of the value of such study, but also because of the large amount of opposition to the Old Testament at the present time and the immense forces that are directing their efforts to overthrow the Old Testament. On the one hand we have those opponents who because of anti-Semitic fanaticism want to reject the Old Testament from the outset, while on the other hand we meet those who wish to oppose the Old Testament by their own conjectures and thus overthrow it. The latter, negative Bible critics, try to find in the books of the Old Testament something which isn't there, but which they place there they try to find a development of doctrine.

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