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A Basic Definition Hermeneutics is both the science and the art of interpreting any written communication, but particularly the Bible. Hermes, the ancient Greek god was considered to be the herald and messenger of the other gods. (The Roman counterpart was Mercury, the wing-ed messenger.) Historically, then , hermeneutics concerns the interpretation of ...


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A bracketed reading does not allow a reader to approach the text in an essentially unbiased manner. Rather, just the opposite is true: a bracketed reading is one in which the reader adopts a particular and essentially biased viewpoint. The classic example of bracketing is a jury trial in which the jurors are asked to consider only the evidence presented ...


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There is a reason there are 40s all throughout the bible just like there is a reason the number 3 is throughout all the bible, just as there is a reason the number 12 is throughout all the bible. Jesus was 40 yrs old when he died on the cross that is why there are 40s everywhere, I can easily prove this, my uncle is a baptist pastor and says Jesus died in ...


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Eleven (11) in scripture represents "incompleteness". It is an "incomplete" position of something that has fallen short of God's ordained order for it. Here are some illustrations taken from scripture: God's instruction to Joshua was to take possession of ALL the land. He fails to do so, and dies at a hundred and ten (110) ...



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