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No, there are no explicit instructions in the Bible to not have bare breasts. Biblical references to modesty are interpreted differently given a particular time and place -- similarly with interpretations of 'nakedness.' There is no explicit verse covering the topic, Christians must infer instructions of modesty on their own. This has been accomplished in a ...


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Many of the Reformation confessions (statements of belief) mention an Apocrypha, but most do not explicitly give a list of non-canonical books. Two do however, which I have quoted below. Most of those non-canonical books are in the Catholic canon, but three are not: the Prayer of Manasseh and 3rd and 4th Esdras (sometimes confusingly called 1st and 2nd ...


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Because the founders were not Christian. The American Revolution took place during a period of history known as the Enlightenment, when Christianity was falling out of favor amongst the European aristocracy and the educated elites in the European colonies. So the Declaration of Independence (and other early American legal documents) were written from the ...


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First of all, I would hope that we can all agree that it's a commandment to not walk around naked. Hence why God made Adam and Eve coats of skins to cover their nakedness after they had eaten the fruit and were no longer innocent. The only scripture I know of specifically referring to covering the breasts of a woman as covering her nakedness is in Ezekiel ...


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As far as I know, all Protestants adhere to the five solas, including sola scriptura, meaning that the Bible alone is the final and highest authority, the Bible being the 27 books of the New Testament and the 39 books of the Old Testament. Protestants consider this the final and complete revelation, so they wouldn't be adding any books to it. The Protestant ...


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Compare Elberfelder John 1 : 3 Alles wurde durch dasselbe, und ohne dasselbe wurde auch nicht eines, das geworden ist. ... 6 Da war ein Mensch, von Gott gesandt, sein Name: Johannes. to Luther 1984 John 1 : 3 Alle Dinge sind durch dasselbe gemacht, und ohne dasselbe ist nichts gemacht, was gemacht ist. ... 6 Es war ein Mensch, ...


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The New Testament was written in Greek by Greek-speaking writers for a Greek-speaking, largely Gentile audience. Paul was a Jew of the diaspora, and diaspora Jews used Greek in their everyday lives, with many of them unfamiliar with the Aramaic (or Hebrew) of Palestinian Jews. The development of the Septuagint is evidence of this language difference. ...


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My answer is from the point of view of critical scholars, in other words experts who have studied the New Testament texts to establish who really wrote them and when. Sometimes, these scholars come up with some surprising conclusions. I will list the New Testament books in approximate chronological order, but alter this when necessary for clarity. It is ...



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