After the Civil War, the Old Testament never regained its prominence in American myth.
But Bachmann often seems to indicate a stronger affinity for the Old Testament than the New.
In the Old Testament, the heart is not an island of emotion, but the seat of understanding and will.
In that sense America, like [Old Testament] Israel, is a theocracy.
And you know the Old Testament rules on false prophets [stoning].
Of the fifty-two pictures in the thirteen arcades of this corridor all but four represent Old Testament scenes.
In the Old Testament it is permitted to no priest to wear the tonsure.
The term "father" is indeed applied to God here and there in the Old Testament.
He liked opposition, and was as fond of warfare as an Old Testament hero.
Hebron, famous in Old Testament story, is to-day one of the four sacred cities of the Moslems.