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Thus one is more easily able to determine where there are similarities, 92 93 1. History, Methodology, and Structure 20 variations, approximations, and significant differences in the theological un derstandings between the Old Testament and the New Testament, and between the Old Testament and contemporary theology. If one wishes to discover anal ogous or different basic structures of the witness and faith, a systematic de scription that provides a comprehensive overview is more helpful. It is also more possible to move from a systematic description into necessary issues con cerning the value and validity of Old Testament understandings within the larger structure of Christian theology.
Self-revelation of God? How much is Karl Barth responsible for this con tention? What is one to think or believe about the "self-disclosure of YHWH" (in history)? In addition, the efforts to set forth "YHWH" or "YHWH's self-revelation" as the center of the Old Testament does not provide much further help (see Reventlow; Hasel), since they are in any case too gen eral. In the Old Testament's speaking of YHWH, how does it come to know something of him? How does the revelation of God take place?
It would be rather ill-conceived for Christian readers or even Christian scholars to attempt to read the Old Testament as though they knew nothing at all of the message of the New Testament. It is true that a "theol ogy of the Old Testament" is still neither a "biblical theology" nor even a nor mative theology for Christians after it has been evaluated in terms of the New Testament witness. Nevertheless, even by means of historical, descriptive questions concerning the fundamental structures of Old Testament faith, an Old Testament theology still ought to prepare the way for a biblical theology.