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1-3), Origen elaborates on the theme of divine inspiration of scripture and the need to read it correctly according to its multiple levels of meaning. He makes an analogy between man consisting of body, soul, and spirit and the three-fold levels of scripture, the literal, moral, and spiritual senses. Yet it is far from clear that Origen intended three independent levels of meaning (cf. Torjesen, 41), and in his actual exegesis he only makes use of the literal and spiritual senses with few exceptions.

Levenson, 'Why Jews are not Interested in Biblical Theology'). In an earlier volume (Old Testament Theology, 8), I argued that Jewish disinterest in Biblical Theology does not derive merely from Biblical Theology's traditional use of the New Testament along with the Old, but that Jews have a basically different understanding of how the Hebrew scriptures are appropriated religiously without the need of Biblical Theology. Nevertheless, the issue is far more complex than at first might appear. Jews continue to reflect theologically on the Bible in a variety of different and creative ways.

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