Final paper in the context of the Distance Learning Course 2018-2020 by Joseph Vincent Borres. This thesis aims to answer the following statement: “What are the starting points found in Benedict XVI’s ‘Introduction to Christianity’ and how did the course Theology of the People of God develop these seeds of theological insights?”
In the Gospel Book of Henry the Lion, the illumination of the Easter event takes up a full page. The event is depicted as if in a “collage”. The illustration of the two figures Ecclesia and Synagoga in the lower corner medallions is a unique testimony to their existential togetherness.
A certain picture-type, which has been formative in particular in German Protestantism is called “Lex et Gratia” – i.e. presentations of “Law and Grace”. This picture-type could also serve to devalue the Old Testament.