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… in the Christian Bible
The Pontifical Biblical Commission


The Sacred Scriptures of the Jewish people are a fundamental part of the Christian Bible

  1. The New Testament recognizes the authority of the Sacred Scripture of the Jewish People
  2. The New Testament attests conformity to the Jewish Scriptures
  3. Scripture and Oral Tradition in Judaism and Christianity
  4. Jewish Exegetical Methods employed in the New Testament
  5. The Extension of the Canon of Scripture

Fundamental themes in the Jewish Scriptures and their reception into faith in Christ

  1. Christian Understanding of the relationships between the Old and New Testaments
  2. Shared Fundamental Themes
  3. Conclusion

The Jews in the New Testament

  1. Different viewpoints within post-exilic Judaism
  2. Jews in the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles
  3. The Jews in the Pauline Letters and other New Testament Writings


  1. General Conclusions
  2. Pastoral Orientations

AHC, 2002, 52 pages