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The book of Esther tells the story of the Persian king Ahashsverosh, his secretly-Jewish queen Esther, and court intrigues that nearly led to the destruction of the Jews. This book is noteworthy for …
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Questions about either the person or the book of the Old Testament minor prophet Habakkuk.
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the standard version of the bible used by churches in the Syriac tradition.
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A hypothetical collection of some sayings of Jesus that is assumed to be the source material for the overlapping parts of Matthew and Luke not found in Mark.
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The first king of Israel, anointed by the prophet Samuel.
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The study of the mechanisms by which an individual achieves salvation and the related belief systems.
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Hermeneutic principles used by the rabbis (particularly of the talmud) to interpret text.
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the New Testament books collecting the letters of Paul to church leaders: 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.
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Questions about the Lord's supper as instated by Jesus at the Last Supper and practiced by Christians today. Sometimes called communion or the Lord's Table.
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a kingdom with which the patriarchs and Israel had many interactions.
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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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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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a New Testament character known for his encouragement to multiple people, especially Paul and John Mark.
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The time period between creation and the flood described in Genesis 7.
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The forgiveness of sins and/or the process by which God and man and reconciled.
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a first-century historian. He wrote four books about Judiasm and Israel's history. He is considered an important source for the Maccabean Revolt and Hasmonean Dynasty of Judea. He also spe…
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A literary technique where an author expects his audience to see additional meaning other than what a literal reading of the text conveys.
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The New International Version of the Bible, in any of the versions: 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011.
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the dominant feature of Hebrew poetry and regular occurrence in Hebrew thought. Questions with this tag have to do with the craft of Hebrew poets or the apparent linguistic or conceptua…
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Questions about Paul's letter to Philemon. This personal letter was written to Philemon on behalf of a converted, runaway slave name Onesimus.
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Latin for *a fuller sense of*. The deeper meaning intended by God but not intended by the human author in Biblical exegesis.