Asked in Religion & SpiritualityThe BibleNew TestamentOld Testament
Why the second section of the Bible called the New Testament?
September 04, 2007 11:20PM
because its "newer" than the "old"
The Greek word for 'testament' is the same word as 'covenant'. The New Testament is so-named because it contains the fulfillment of what was predicted and prefigured in the old covenant, especially the coming of the Messiah.