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date: 17 May 2021

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This article begins with a discussion of the methodological issues faced by scholars of ethics in the Old Testament and New Testament. It then identifies the basis of Old Testament ethics in law, natural law, and the imitation of God. This is followed by a discussion of New Testament ethics covering Jesus and the law, Jesus and eschatology, the background of Paul's ethics, and Paul's Christology and eschatology.

Keywords: Old Testament, New Testament, Bible, methodology, law, God, Jesus, Paul, eschatology, Christology

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