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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.
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The book of the Wisdom of Joshua ben Sira, AKA Wisdom of Sirach, AKA Ecclesiasticus, AKA Siracides.
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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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Questions about the existence of evil in a world created by a good God.
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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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Questions regarding whether or not Biblical books are attributed correctly.
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the approach to interpretation by which "meaning" is discerned through clarifying the social conventions governing literary genre to which a given text belongs.
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For questions on "James, son of Zebedee", "James, brother of Jesus", and the author of the Epistle of James, which may all be the same person (traditional Catholic view), two different people (traditi…
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