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Biblical Theology is a discipline of theology which emphasises the progressive nature of Biblical revelation

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Ideas for a PhD in Biblical Archaeology [closed]

I would like to ask what worthwhile topics can be studied in Biblical Archaeology for a PhD in Europe. I have a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Theology, and I am now finishing a PhD in Philosophy....
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Is Sabbath "Rooted in Creation" in Exodus 20:11?

This is a question particularly for those who believe, based on Biblical data in the New Testament, that the Sabbath is no longer binding for New Covenant Christians since Jesus has fulfilled the Law ...
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Biblical Doctrine forbidding sex outside marriage [duplicate]

How do we get that “Sexual Immorality” equals “Sex outside of marriage?” I cannot find Old Testament law stating it is forbidden. I can only find where sex outside of marriage, along with sexual ...
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Are there any Protestant denominations that reject any of the first six Church Ecumenical Councils?

Here is a simple summary of the purpose of the first six councils: FIRST COUNCIL OF NICAEA (325) – Affirmed the deity of Christ. The false doctrine of Arianism was rejected and affirmed the apostles’ ...
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With so many views of what the unpardonable sin is, is there a common theme?

There are many Christian pastors, scholars, and theologians who are positive they have the correct interpretation of the unpardonable sin. There isn’t a universal interpretation that everyone agrees ...
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Does the Bible refer to Christian gentiles or the Church as "New Israelites", "New Israel" or "Spiritual Israel"?

Introduction: Merriam-Webster defines New Israel as “the Christian fellowship of believers: the Christian Church.” The relationship of Israel and the Church has been debated for centuries and various ...
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Required readings for courses on the Gospels at the Westminster Theological Seminary

I want to learn Biblical Theology by myself, but I don’t know the appropriate textbook to start. Though I’m not a student from Westminster Theological Seminary, I still want to read what students ...
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Why do theologians and philosophers suppose a connection between God's Infiniteness or Finiteness and Omnipresence, and Problem of Evil?

Why do theologians and philosophers suppose a connection between God's Infiniteness or Finiteness and Omnipresence, and Problem of Evil? Proponents of God's Finiteness (like William James), suppose ...
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How sound is the doctrine in Dante's Inferno?

I have read Dante's Inferno and was wondering how Theologically sound some of the points-of-view really are? Now I know Dante's Inferno was not written by a priest or anyone really involved in any ...
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What's the proof for the existence of Angels as well as angelic hierarchy?

It's said that most influential medieval work on angelic order was written by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. How much authority do his works still hold and what's the metaphysical foundation and ...
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Can Anselm's reasoning for the Incarnation be adapted to the Resurrection?

In Cur Deus Homo, Anselm provides an argument primarily in natural theology (as I understand it, anyway) for the proposition that the divine nature assumed a human nature for itself, without confusion ...
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The Bible says there is one God who is eternal. Does Joseph Smith, LDS founder, prophet, seer and revelator contradict the Bible? [duplicate]

He said, "In the beginning, the head of the Gods called a council of the Gods: and they came together and concocted a plan to create the world and people in it." Joseph Smith Jr., Journal of ...
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Do pre-tribulational, pre-millenial theologies reconcile with Jehovah's Witnesses

In this thesis there are many assertions made. One of them is that the teachings of Charles Taze Russell, as regarding the return of Christ being 'multi-staged', shares a common origin with the pre-...
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Which Biblical Theology frameworks are currently taught in the Southern Baptist seminaries?

There are two major frameworks of Biblical Theology in Protestant Christianity: Dispensationaliam and Covenant Theology. Simplistically, Dispensationaliam says there is a big discontinuity between ...
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Is there a Christian sect that believes only The New Testament and only Christ is God and The Whole Trinity exists in Him? [closed]

"For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily." - Colossians 2:9
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Why is the RCA church more literal in scripture where the UCC church is allegorical?

I’ve attended numerous churches in both RCA and UCC denominations in which RCA had a very literal take on the crucifixion and resurrection where the UCC church has a very allegorical approach. ...
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Was Jesus The Lamb of God or the High Priest (that offers the lamb as a sacrifice)?

Was Jesus The Lamb of God or the High Priest (whom offers the lamb as a sacriffice)? John the baptist said " Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world" John 1:19 And in ...
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What is biblical theology? [duplicate]

My understanding of biblical theology is that it is a theological understanding that is presented by a book of the Bible. Does it automatically become systematic theology when you pull from another ...
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What are the main differences between Reformed Protestant Biblical Theology and Covenant Theology?

I have mostly studied theology by people who have their views labeled as Covenant Theology, by the label makers. Recently, I have studied views of some who prefer the label, Biblical Theology. I have ...
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What is the difference between 'Biblical' and 'Systematic' theology?

Particularly among Protestant traditions, it is common to classify books and classes that cover broad looks at theological issues as either 'Biblical' or 'Systematic'. Sometimes this is even extended ...
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