Glossary for Lessons 1-2

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D

Dialectic

Name of the philosophical concept that proposes that every aspect of reality is caught up in a rational historical process

G

Gabler

Last name of theologian who gave an address at the University of Altdorf (Germany) in 1787, considered to be the beginning of the modern study of Biblical Theology

H

Hegel

Name of modern philosopher that proposed that every aspect of reality is caught up in a rational historical process

Heilsgeschichte

According to G. Ernest Wright, this term refers to the pious history-telling found in the Scriptures, as opposed to the actual history of real events.

Historia

According to G. Ernest Wright, this term (in German it is written with the ending "-ie" instead of this latin version) refers the actual history of real events, as opposed to the pious story-telling found in the Scriptures.

Hodge

Last name of theologian who proposed that Biblical Theology ascertains and states the facts of Scripture, while Systematic Theology takes those facts and finds their relationship, showing their harmony and consistency. He believed that the Bible is authoritative. 1797-1878

R

Raqia

Hebrew word (transliteration) for "expanse." It means literally a flattened solid material.

S

Synchronic

At the same time

Synthesis

Combination, union

T

That world

In Old Testament poetry, it is the world the authors wrote about.

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