NCT Questions

Is Premillennialism Consistent with New Covenant Theology?

Is Premillennialism Consistent with New Covenant Theology? All forms of premillennialism rely to some degree on a literal interpretation of prophetic passages in Scripture. For example, Historic Premillennialism largely interprets the millennium of Revelation 20 as a literal one thousand…
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Does NCT Deny the Authority of the Old Testament Scriptures? (Questions, Part 6)

Does NCT Deny the Authority of the Old Testament Scriptures? Another question surrounding NCT is whether it, as a theological system, undermines, minimizes or denies altogether the authority of the Old Testament Scriptures. This question is typically asked for one…
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Does NCT Equate the Old Covenant with the Old Testament Scriptures? (Questions, Part 5)

Does NCT Equate the Old Covenant with the Old Testament Scriptures? NCT is criticized at times for purportedly equating the Old Covenant with the Old Testament Scriptures. Any such criticism results from a faulty assessment of NCT’s view of both…
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Is NCT a ‘New’ or ‘Updated’ Covenant Theology? (NCT Questions #5)

New Covenant Theology NCT) is at times misrepresented as a new or updated version of Covenant Theology (CT). To categorize it as such would be inaccurate. NCT decisively differentiates itself from CT (in all its forms) as it does not…
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Does NCT Look First to Theology & Not Scripture? (Questions, Part 4)

Some critics of NCT maintain that its proponents look first to theological systems not to the Scriptures. Admittedly, NCT has contributed to this misperception in that it often defines itself in theological contrast to DT and CT. Having said that,…
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Does NCT View DT and CT as Monolithic? (NCT Questions, Part 3)

New Covenant Theology (NCT) is criticized at times for purportedly promoting a monolithic view of both Dispensational Theology (DT) and Covenant Theology (CT). In other words, when NCT contrasts itself with the other two theological paradigms, the perception is that…
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A Discussion among Christian Brethren (NCT Questions, Part 2)

Sadly, on account of non-essential theological differences, Christians too often hurl harsh, bitter invectives against those whom they should claim as fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Pejorative epithets such as antinomian, legalist, anti-Semite, anti-Judaic, replacement theologian, heretic, and others are frequently…
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Questions Regarding New Covenant Theology (Introduction)

During the period of 1977 to 1980, New Covenant Theology[1] (NCT) started to emerge as a developing theological system through the diligent labors of such men as Gary D. Long, S. Lewis Johnson, John Reisinger, and Tom Wells. For the…
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