Questions tagged [biblical-theology]

Biblical Theology is an approach to theology which emphasises the progressive or canonical nature of Biblical revelation

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Why God blessed a deceiver or liar? [closed]

Jacob was a deceiver/liar (Genesis 27:19-) but here God is supporting a deceiver and blessed him.
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Does Matthew 4:4 imply that there is a difference between the spoken word of God, and the written word?

Matthew 4:4 states: Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” Does "comes from the mouth of God" imply that ...
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What does Paul mean by “we have the mind of Christ”?

I’ve searched over this site to make sure this question wasn’t already asked, and I saw some similar questions. Nevertheless, let’s get started: “But the natural man does not receive the things of ...
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What is the difference between a theological investigation and a Biblical theology [closed]

I know that this may seem like a dumb question but I still cannot list the differences. Someone asked me whether Dispensationalism is a theological investigation or a Biblical theology and I'm not ...
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Where does Dispensationalism differ from traditional Biblical Theology when interpreting a text?

Wikipedia summarizes a traditional "Biblical Theology" approach to interpreting the Bible as follows: Biblical theology seeks to understand the progressive unfolding of God's special revelation ...
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What is the name of the distinction between 'teaching interpretation' and 'telling people what the interpretation is'? [closed]

My assumption is that I'm aiming for an evangelical interpretation of the Bible, using Graham Goldsworthy's Gospel and Kingdom as a guide. (Ie that we seek to use the Bible to interpret itself, ...
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According to Scripture, how should we interpret Scripture? [closed]

There have been many principles proposed for how to properly interpret Scripture. Some of those principles actually come from Scripture. Here are some examples of principles which seem to come from ...
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How does Canon Criticism relate to the concept of a Gesamtbiblische Theologie?

It is my understanding that Brevard Childs's so-called canonical (or canon) criticism places an emphasis on looking at the Bible as a complete work. This reminds me of the concept of a Gesamtbiblische ...
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