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Topics regarding the crucifixion of Jesus, the week prior, and the resurrection. Also, topics regarding the Passover, in the prophetic sense, that are argued to have been fulfilled through Jesus.
Investigation of the origin of a particular text and the historical context in which it was created. Sometimes called "higher criticism".
The English Standard Version of the Holy Bible.
Questions about Jewish practice and interpretation as related to biblical texts.
a prophet recorded in the books of Kings known for performing miracles and challenging the priests of Ba'al to a contest on Mount Carmel. The Tanakh does not record his death but reports that he asce…
A metaphor is a figure of speech that refers to one thing by means of another thing.
Words referring to specific plant or animals species are especially difficult to translate accurately; also can used on questions about Biblical teachings on the treatment of animals
Questions about the languages used by biblical figures, as distinct from translation questions.
Ecclesiology is the study of the nature and structure of the church and its leadership. This tag is for questions about the 'church', its leadership, practices or role in salvation.
Questions related to פֶּסַח "pesach" -- the festival associated with the exodus from Egypt.
The prophet Samuel, who led Israel before anointing Saul as the first king of Israel.
For questions about the linguistic structures of sentences; should be used with the corresponding language tag.
NASB — New American Standard Bible Use when discussing issues that are connected to a reading of the NASB.
The historical-grammatical interpretation method involves attempting to discover the author's intent in a biblical passage by studying its grammar, syntax, literary genre, and textual and historical c…
Son of Abraham & Sarah, husband of Rebekah, and father of Jacob & Esau
Questions about the book of Ezra, or the prophet himself.
The brutal method of Roman execution by which Jesus was put to death
The study of how a text came to be placed in a Canon of Scripture. Questions about whether a text should be included in the canon are off-topic here.
Questions about the Book of Nehemiah, or the prophet himself
A genre of literature in which future events are revealed to a human recipient by means of a heavenly messenger. Central biblical texts are Daniel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, and Revelation in …
A word occuring only once within a given context such as the works of an author or a single text. In Biblical Studies, the "context" is taken to be either the Hebrew Bible in its entirety, or the Gree…
Questions relating to Matthew 5-7
the portable center of worship used by Israel during the 40 years in the desert (and in the land until the temple was built).
the worship of physical objects as a representation of a god, or, more broadly, the worship of false gods in general
The synoptic problem refers to the puzzle of the precise literary relationship between the three "synoptic" Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke which share a significant number of parallel passages, of…
Encounters with God, including through angels and other messengers.
Questions regarding the non-writing prophet Elisha, the successor to Elijah. His actions are recorded in 1 and 2 Kings.
The kings who ruled Israel after the days of the judges. For question about the books, use the [1-kings] or [2-kings] tags.
Questions about the flood in the days of Noah, as recorded in Genesis 6-8