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Questions regarding whether or not Biblical books are attributed correctly.
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Questions investigating a text's meaning by discerning what its author intended it to mean.
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Questions about the authorship of particular parts of the bible.
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Bilaam (or Balaam, depending on translation) was a non-Jewish prophet who was hired by Balak, king of Moav, to curse Israel. See Numbers 22-24.
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a New Testament character known for his encouragement to multiple people, especially Paul and John Mark.
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Questions about different translations/versions of the bible in general.
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The study of how a text came to be placed in a Canon of Scripture. Questions about whether a text should be included in the canon are off-topic here.
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the study of the nature and person of Jesus Christ as documented in the Christian New Testament.
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The timing/ordering of biblical events, which are not always described in sequence. What happened when?
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Questions about Paul's letter to the church in Colossae.
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The immediate literary setting in which a text appears.
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At points the Bible seems to display contradictions in parallel accounts or the understanding of a given concept. Questions with this tag are (usually) seeking a resolution to the (apparent) contradic…
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God's covenants with individuals (e.g. Abraham) and nations (e.g. Israel at Sinai, other nations mentioned in the books of the prophets).
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The creation of the world, described in two accounts in the first two chapters of the book of Genesis.
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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 about King David, second king of Israel.
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The collection of hundreds of biblical and related manuscripts found between 1946/7 and 1956. They had been hidden in a variety of caves along the west bank of the Dead Sea (thus the name).
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Questions about what happens when we die. See also [tag:heaven].
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Deborah was a judge and prophet in Israel. Her story is told in the book of Judges.
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