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answered What does the bible say about homosexuality?
May
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comment Does the Bible support the concept of male spiritual headship?
Comments aren't the right format to discuss justice in the book of Joshua. But my point is that Rahab was the "spiritual head" of her family if you are using "saving" her family as a yardstick. The story of Achen seems a red herring to me. I don't see how this question is at all productive.
May
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answered Are non-Anglican Protestant churches ever named after extra-biblical saints?
May
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revised Does the Bible support the concept of male spiritual headship?
Converted the survey section to a real quote for clarity. If rolled back, please use wording to the accurately describes the results of the study.
May
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revised Are tongues a sign for believers or unbelievers?
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Apr
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comment Are tongues a sign for believers or unbelievers?
@Wikis: I filled out the "Abstract" a bit to see if I could answer your question. (Thanks again for keeping me on target. ;-)
Apr
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revised Are tongues a sign for believers or unbelievers?
Added a bit to the abstract to answer the actual question.
Apr
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comment Are tongues a sign for believers or unbelievers?
@Wikis: Probably not. It was intended to answer another question that was marked as a duplicate of this one. (I think it's not an exact duplicate as I commented there.)
Apr
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answered Are tongues a sign for believers or unbelievers?
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Apr
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comment Are there any atheists in the Bible?
@Wikis: Well, you are by far the best judge of that. Consider this a supplement to dleyva3's answer. (And my answer on BH is really a supplement to Frank Luke and Kazark's excellent answers.) I'm not sure I would upvote either answer myself. ;-)
Apr
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comment What is the “abomination of desolation”?
You might consider asking over on Biblical Hermeneutics. Clearly Matthew expected that his readers would understand and if the gospel was written after 70 AD, the simplest answer is he refers to the Roman legionary standards set up in the Temple.
Apr
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comment Are there any atheists in the Bible?
@Wikis: Actually, I answered there too. ;-)
Apr
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comment What does “gates of hell” mean in Matthew 16:18?
The final paragraph is particularly important. Jesus assaulted Hell and break its metaphorical gates. In my mind, the church is like the army standing before the Gates of Mordor. It seems impossible to rescue anyone that way, but because of Jesus victory, their is nothing to keep people trapped in Hades.
Apr
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revised Are there any atheists in the Bible?
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Apr
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comment Has the notion of “legitimacy” been abandoned in the Catholic Church?
From a purely cultural perspective, I don't think there is any negative consequence to being "illegitimate" these days unless you are hoping to acquire an inherited title. I pray your friend will be able to put aside her fears on this one point and focus on the other issues surrounding a breaking marriage.
Apr
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answered Are there any atheists in the Bible?
Apr
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revised Why do some traditions recite the Lord's Prayer word for word?
Quotation (>) looks a bit better than code indentation on this site. I also changed some phrasing and punctuation to make your answer a touch more clear. Feel free to re-edit if I screwed anything up.
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Apr
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comment How does the Bible describe the gender roles?
Welcome to Christianity--StackExchange! You might be interested in this question on Genesis 2 and another on the correct translation of Romans 16:7 at the Biblical Hermeneutics site. I love the list and the use of rhetorical questions as answers. (The later, however, might come off as more, um, combative? aggressive? argumentative? than you might intend.) But +1 and a big thanks for the answer.