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The language in which the Jewish Scriptures (Tanakh) -- or the "Old Testament" in Christian Bibles -- were written.
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Koiné (from κοινή, "common") Greek was the form of post-classical Greek spoken and written in Hellenistic and Roman antiquity. It is the language of the Septuagint (LXX), Christian New Testament, and …
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The first book of the Hebrew Bible which covers events from Creation to the start of Israel's sojourn in Egypt.
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The theories and methods of studying a text.
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The fourth Gospel in the Christian New Testament that is attributed to John the son of Zebedee.
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The life of Jesus as presented by Matthew. The gospel covers His virginal birth to His death and resurrection. Matthew also presents Jesus as the Lion of Judah and the fulfillment of prophecy. It i…
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Questions about the resolution of (apparent) contradictions in the Biblical texts.
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Questions about Jesus of Nazareth, the central figure of the Christian New Testament.
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Questions about the historical background and context for events recorded in the Bible.
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The book of Psalms, also known as "the Psalter", a collection of many poems and hymns from ancient Israel and Judah.
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The first half of Luke's history of the church which, along with Acts, was addressed to a certain "Theophilus". The gospel of Luke covers the life of Jesus from his birth to his resurrection.
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Paul's first (preserved) letter to the church in Corinth.
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The second half of Luke's history of the church, which was commissioned by Theophilus. It covers the actions of the Apostles from Christ's ascension to heaven to Paul's imprisonment in Rome.
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The second book of the Hebrew Bible, starting with Israel in Egyptian slavery and ending with the building of the tabernacle in the desert.
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Questions about the book of Revelation (not questions about the revelation of God's will/plan/instruction in general).
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Questions regarding the science of textual criticism which attempts to reconstruct the oldest or original wording of a given text.
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An account of the life of Jesus from his baptism to the discovery of his empty tomb. Generally held to be the earliest gospel, written by John Mark, and using Peter as a primary source.
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Paul's letter to the church in Rome.
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The philosophical basis that grounds the work of translators. Questions about specific translation problems should instead be tagged hebrew, aramaic, or greek as appropriate.
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The second major part of the Christian Bible. Questions about specific texts should only be tagged with the name of the text. This tag is reserved for questions related to a collection of texts within…
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Questions about the interpretation of a passage in light of the historical context, or about this hermeneutical approach.
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Questions about the Apostle Paul and the books he wrote. His ministry is discussed in the book of Acts. Romans through Philemon in the New Testament are attributed to him.
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Questions related to the four canonical gospels-Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Questions may refer to narratives unique to a gospel or shared between gospels.
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The book of Hebrews (not the Hebrew language or members of the Hebrew religion). Authorship of the book is disputed.
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The fifth book of the bible and the conclusion of the Torah (five books of Moses). Consists primarily of Moses's final instructions to Israel at the end of the 40 years in the desert. Ends with Mose…
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Questions focused on the meaning or use of an individual word across a body of writing.
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Fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah, covering most of the 40 years that Israel spent in the desert.
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The Hebrew Bible (Biblia Hebraica) refers to the Jewish Tanakh and/or Christian Old Testament texts. Questions about specific texts should only be tagged with the name of the text. This tag is reserve…
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Questions regarding the book of Isaiah and its content or the prophet Isaiah.
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The book of Job tells about a man attacked by the satan to try to prove that the man would curse God if his blessings were taken. It didn't work.
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Understanding the grammar of the source texts; this tag should be accompanied by the appropriate language tag.
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Questions about prophecy and the contents of the books of the prophets in general. Several books also have specific tags.
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Questions regarding the book of Daniel or the prophet. The book has both Aramaic and Hebrew sections and takes place at the beginning of the Babylonian Exile.
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Questions investigating a text's meaning by discerning what its author intended it to mean.
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The book of 1 Samuel, which chronicles the last days of Israel being ruled by judges and the transition into the monarchy with Saul as the first king.
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Questions about King David, second king of Israel.