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I am in my senior term at the Seminary of the Wilderness. My first ten years were spent as bi-vocational pastor/evangelist in Utah preaching of Christ how I knew best and trying to improve by learning theology from Reformed, Wesleyan, Pentecostal, Baptist and other sources. The second ten years were spent as a BVP/E and discovering that I didn't know what I thought I knew and reading the Bible without outside influence. At the beginning of the third ten I started seeing Christ in the OT, and tried to figure out how and why. I intend in the fourth ten to figure out how to communicate what I learned last term. After that I might be useful for something.

My bias in approaching the Bible is that I believe that it exists in a form today sufficiently intact to be considered infallible. That apparent contradictions are intentional riddles designed to guide us in focusing on different aspects of Christ. That sensus plenior exists in a form which is discernible in a verifiable, and reproducible manner. And that God is a rewarder of those who diligently seek him.


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revised Why is the man going to measure Jerusalem in Zechariah 2:2?
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comment The number two in the book of Zechariah
You have been in Zech a while. If you would like to see the whole book unpacked, drop me a note and I'll start working on it. I'd have to do it through e-mail because I don't know what format it would take here.
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comment The number two in the book of Zechariah
Just a note.. 7 is the number of completeness in SP. There are six spatial rays of direction, and a seventh in time (you cannot go back in time). 4 is the whole word of God as revealed through prophet, priest, king and judge. These are duals of duals (HH, HE, EH, EE) The duality of time is between time/eternity. As for rhetorical emphasis, tere is a Jewsih rule that says a double letter is not a new root, but an expansion (of some sort) of the root with a single letter. Using this rule it is determined that Cain had a twin sister and Abel had two twin sisters (triplets)
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comment The number two in the book of Zechariah
@Kazark Try applying it everywhere you see it. If it only works here it is just free-for-all allegory with a coincidental application. If it works everywhere, it is God's intended meaning.
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revised Do any Hermeneutical approaches have a specific meaning for the number 11?
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revised Do any Hermeneutical approaches have a specific meaning for the number 11?
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revised What is “the hermeneutical circle”?
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revised What is “the hermeneutical circle”?
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revised Do any Hermeneutical approaches have a specific meaning for the number 11?
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answered What is “the hermeneutical circle”?
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comment What is “the hermeneutical circle”?
If a hermeneutical principle is not derived from the scriptures, then it is by definition man-made. No wonder we have free-for-all hermeneutics ;-)
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comment What is “the hermeneutical circle”?
Hmmm... I seem to remember that a programming language wasn't considered a real language if it's own compiler couldn't be written in it. So why would asking for hermeneutical principles derived from the scriptures be any different?
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
added paragraph on genetics.
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comment Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
@monica THere's a name for the structural pattern in Hebrew ABA. Where the references at the beginning are repeated at the end. But I can't remember what it is.
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
added note on the open parenthesis.
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
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revised Was Adam created as complete man containing both male and female?
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