The idea that Biblical people and events establish a "type" that foreshadows later objects of the same type. In Christian theology, it is applied especially, but not exclusively, to people and events in the Hebrew foreshadowing aspects of Jesus' life.

There is no tag wiki for this tag … yet!

Tag wikis help introduce newcomers to the tag. They contain an overview of the topic defined by the tag, along with guidelines on its usage.

All registered users may propose new tag wikis.

(Note that if you have less than 4000 reputation, your tag wiki will be peer reviewed before it is published.)

history | excerpt history