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Orthodox Christian, g33k, ham radio operator, musician, etc. This profile does not reflect my real age ;)


Jul
24
comment What is the Godhead?
A literature review of ancient Greek literature's use of πλήρωμα τῆς Θεότητος would be a good start to understanding what Paul might have meant and what his original hearers would have understood, in addition to a word study on Θεότητος itself.
Jul
24
revised Women in Galatians
focused on Galatians text
Jul
24
comment Women in Galatians
In fact, this question probably needs to be refocused on the meaning of the Galatians passage since we have elsewhere dealt with the Corinthians passage ad nauseam. I've made an edit to this effect.
Jul
24
comment Women in Galatians
Keep in mind that answers here should focus on the original context and stop short of prescribing contemporary practice. If you are looking for how this applies to Christians today, you would be best to ask on Christianity. See also Is 1 Corinthians 14:33-35 an interpolation? and What does the prohibition against women speaking in church in 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 mean?
Jul
24
comment Women in Galatians
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. Please keep in mind that this is not a Christian site. Be sure to check out what makes us different from other sites that study the Bible. I've edited your question to focus it on the text.
Jul
24
revised Women in Galatians
focused on text in its original context
Jul
23
comment What is the Godhead?
The point is to focus on what Paul would have meant when he originally wrote that, which was several hundred years prior to the council of Nicea. Also, what is ME in your first sentence?
Jul
23
comment Was Jesus too young at 12 years old to go about His Father's business?
"Except for truly exceptional situations, never allow the garnish to be larger than the meat and potatoes of an answer" (meta). "Opinions and tangents should be garnishes, not the entire meal. If a post is essentially an opinion-based argument or testimony, it doesn't fit and will need to be removed or edited" (meta). I've edited this to remove the tangential content.
Jul
23
revised Was Jesus too young at 12 years old to go about His Father's business?
removed unnecessary content
Jul
23
comment What is the Godhead?
"Except for truly exceptional situations, never allow the garnish to be larger than the meat and potatoes of an answer" (meta). "Opinions and tangents should be garnishes, not the entire meal. If a post is essentially an opinion-based argument or testimony, it doesn't fit and will need to be removed or edited" (meta). I've edited this to remove the tangential content.
Jul
23
revised What is the Godhead?
removed tangential content
Jul
23
comment What does Jesus mean in Luke 5:36-39? (new wine into old wineskins)
Please note that length is not an issue here, but preaching is.
Jul
23
comment What does Jesus mean in Luke 5:36-39? (new wine into old wineskins)
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. Please don't "preach" at readers. Instead, describe your perspective without prescribing it. We're looking for lectures rather than sermons. Please keep in mind that not all of your readers here are Christians.
Jul
22
comment What evidence suggests that Paul was not the author of Titus?
Thanks for the answer, Dick (+1). Could you provide a specific reference where Burton L. Mack makes that claim? I'd like to read the book/paper. Page numbers would be much appreciated (also for the Sullivan citation). Thanks!
Jul
18
comment What is “the Lord's Day” in Revelation 1:10?
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. I'm having trouble following your logic to understand what you're trying to say here. Please expand this to clarify.
Jul
18
comment Was Paul being facetious when he referred to a man going to Paradise in 2nd Corinthians chapter 12?
much better thanks
Jul
16
comment Is there any significance to the shift between cardinal and ordinal numbers in Genesis 1?
Who says this, please cite examples. As it currently stands, this is a comment, not an answer.
Jul
16
comment Was Paul being facetious when he referred to a man going to Paradise in 2nd Corinthians chapter 12?
"Most people"... like who? You've not listed anyone who thinks that, and the connection is not apparent. Please show your work for this assertion.
Jul
9
comment Was Jesus angry and if so why in Mark 1:41?
I'm surprised this question has never been asked here before, given Ehrman's popularization of this manuscript discrepancy in Misquoting Jesus and the significant difference in textual notes shown in most modern translations. GREAT question!
Jul
7
comment What does “The Lord said to my Lord” mean in Psalm 110?
Welcome to Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange! Be sure to take our site tour to learn more about us. We're a little different from other sites. This doesn't show its work, which is a requirement on this site. Don't just tell us what you know, tell us how you know it. Please connect the dots for us, especially since the original text didn't contain upper and lowercase letters.