Lecture 1: Historical Foundations for the Study of New Testament Theology
An overview of the history of New Testament Theology as a discipline, emphasizing the role of the Reformation.
Foundations for the Study of New Testament Theology
I. The History of New Testament Theology as a Discipline: Biblical theology as a product of the Reformation
C. Protestant Scholasticism
D. Two developments, however, worked against this tendency:
1. German Pietism
2. English (and German) Rationalism
3. The first Biblical theologies and the first New Testament theologies.
a. Gotthilf Traugott Zachariä (1729—1777)
b. Georg Lorenz Bauer (1755—1806)