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1answer
51 views

Where did the term “Jew” come from? [closed]

At what point did the Israelites start being called Jews and more importantly, why? Answers can cite biblical and extra-biblical sources.
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0answers
33 views

Why do Evangelicals preach of the various things God dislikes in the Old Testament more than Jews do? [closed]

The title says it all. It really irks me that I never see Jews, followers of the Old Testament and all the other texts they follow which I won't get into, never vociferously talk about gay marriage, ...
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3answers
472 views

Do Christians believe that Jews must still follow the Mosaic law?

Deuteronomy 13:1-4 states: All this word which I command you, that shall ye observe to do; thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it. If there arise in the midst of thee a prophet, or ...
6
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1answer
480 views

Is the Christian Old Testament the Jewish Bible?

Is the Christian old testament comprised of exactly the same books that are in the Jewish Bible (I think labelled Tanakh)? Are there any differences between the Christian old testament and the Jewish ...
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1answer
234 views

How does the Protestant OT canon differ from the Jewish scriptures? [duplicate]

Is the OT canon currently accepted by Protestants the same as the Jewish scriptures? If not, where and how do they differ?