The OT has something of core spiritual value that the NT doesn’t—the repeated observation and lamentation over God’s absence, the sense of God’s abandonment. The OT, as we all know, has a dark side—what Walter Brueggemann calls Israel’s “counter testimony.” In Israel’s “main testimony,” the story from Genesis through 2 Kings (from creation to exile), Israel’s plan…

via What the Old Testament Has that the New Testament Doesn’t — Pete Enns

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