Paul Vargas
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What is the difference between exegesis and hermeneutics?
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What were the historical reasons why the Book of Enoch was excluded from most Christian canons?
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What was Jesus referring to by "the eye of the needle"?
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What role does the Holy Spirit play in hermeneutics?
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What is “sin that leads to death” in 1 John 5:16?
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Does Gen 1:1 refer to day 1 or the entire 6 days of creation?
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What is "the gift of God" in Ephesians 2:8?
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Does the New Testament quote extrabiblical writers?
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How consistent were Augustine's hermeneutics?
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In Revelation 17:1, what does "sits" mean in "the great prostitute, who sits by many waters"?
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Accuracy of Alfred Edersheim's "Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah"
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Is verse 114 of the Gospel of Thomas a later addition?
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Are there scriptural warrants for using the rule of first mention?
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What is the original Number of the Beast?
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Who were the Hellenistic and Hebraic Jews of Acts 6:1?
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Are the 'vessels of wrath' in Romans 9:22 'prepared for' or are they 'preparing themselves for destruction'?
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What is the historical basis for viewing Genesis 3:15 as the 'protoevangelium'?
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How convincing were the proofs of the resurrection in Acts 1:3?
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Romans 5:1 and peace with God
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What is a "Pre-Christian" understanding of the Abomination of Desolation?
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What is the significance of the perfect ειρηκεν in 2 Cor 12:9?
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What is the evidence that Daniel was composed entirely in Aramaic?
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What does the reference to "us" mean in Genesis?
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Is the "7th seal" opened before the "6th seal" book of Revelation
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Is there a scriptural warrant for the literal-historical approach?
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What is the earliest Vulgate text with easily accessible scans on the internet?
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Who is the "star" that comes out of Jacob, and why will he crush the foreheads of Moab, and the skulls of all the sons of Sheth?
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Is the word for 'helper' used to describe Eve in Genesis 2, also used for God helping Israel?
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How do those who argue the Hebrew Bible does not have a concept of the afterlife support that claim?
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Gift or slaughter