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The '''Old Testament''' is, in essence, the collection of different books comprising the Jewish religious scriptures. It documents the creation of the world by God, and the tribulations and errors of human beings, in particular His chosen people the Israelites. Christians, however, see it as a statement of the prehistory of [[Jesus]] [[Messiah|Christ]].
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The '''Old Testament''' is a collection of different books comprising the Jewish religious scriptures. It documents the creation of the world by God, and the tribulations and errors of human beings, in particular His chosen people the Israelites through about 400 B.C.  From the writing of the earliest book to the last is believed to be a period of about 1,000 years. Christians also embrace the Old Testament as part of their holy sciptures, but see in it prophetic references to the coming of [[Jesus]] [[Messiah|Christ]].
  
 
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Christianity

Foundations
Jesus Christ
The Gospel

Bible
Old Testament
New Testament
Ten Commandments

Christian Theology
Trinity: Father,
Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit
Nicene Creed
Creation
Defense of Christianity
Salvation

History and Traditions
Roman Catholic Church
Arianism
Orthodox Church
Crusades
Protestant Reformation
Counter Reformation
Protestantism
Missions
Great Awakening
Social Gospel
Mainline
Liberal Christians
Evangelical Christians
Fundamentalism

Important Figures
Saint Paul
Saint Athanasius
Saint Augustine
Thomas Aquinas
Martin Luther
John Calvin
Jonathan Edwards
John Wesley
Pope

The Old Testament is a collection of different books comprising the Jewish religious scriptures. It documents the creation of the world by God, and the tribulations and errors of human beings, in particular His chosen people the Israelites through about 400 B.C. From the writing of the earliest book to the last is believed to be a period of about 1,000 years. Christians also embrace the Old Testament as part of their holy sciptures, but see in it prophetic references to the coming of Jesus Christ.