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How valid is the JEDP theory?

Here is, according to the traditional view, the most likely explanation behind how the Torah was compiled. Traditionally, the Torah is held to be a divinely authored and prophetic work by Moses (John ...
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How valid is the JEDP theory?

The documentary hypothesis has a number of critical shortcomings that one should be aware of: There is no archaeological, historical or extra-biblical support for the J,E,D,P texts ever actually ...
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Did Paul give authority over fathers to decide on their marriage?

There's nothing here about fathers. The problem is the use of an English translation that was written 500 years ago. Many English words have changed meaning over the centuries, and unless one is ...
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Do Catholics have a religious duty to report possible cases of heresy committed by a priest to their local bishop?

Do Catholics have a religious duty to report possible cases of heresy committed by a priest to their local bishop? Canon Law states the following: Can. 1364 — § 1. An apostate from the faith, a ...
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According to the Bible, is envy a blameworthy emotion?

Envy is the belief that we are wronged by another person's good fortune. It is a form of pride. The Bible consistently condemns pride, no matter what the form, in so many places that I do not see the ...
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According to the Bible, is envy a blameworthy emotion?

The claim is made that the apostle James says says that "the envious reader has a genuine lack in objective reality." No, he does not even imply that, let alone state that idea. It might ...
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Does the Book of Revelation indicate whether human souls will be fighting during Armageddon?

The stage is set for the Battle of Armageddon in Revelation 16:12-16: 12 The sixth angel emptied his bowl on the great river Euphrates. Its water was dried up to prepare the way for the kings of the ...
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According to the Bible, is envy a blameworthy emotion?

The Bible describes how various human thoughts and emotions condemn sinners: Galatians 5:19–21 NIV 19 The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity and debauchery; 20 idolatry and ...
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