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Did Jesus and NT authors think OT was literal history?

Without being time travelers and mind readers, this question can't be answered. What can be pointed out, though, is that ancient people had a different basis for regarding a piece of writing as ...
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Did Jesus and NT authors think OT was literal history?

First off The prevalent view throughout history is that the OT histories, including Genesis 1-11, are genuine history (and, further, that Earth was Created circa 4,000 BC). Moreover, there is much ...
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Did Jesus and NT authors think OT was literal history?

Literary not Literally The ESV literary study Bible by Leland Ryken describes that any piece of writing is communicated through a form, and this form is the primary and essential factor in analysing ...
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Why the infrequent use of epithets in the Old Testament?

I do not find an answer to this question in the literature but I would suggest two factors: Epithets are built-in to many biblical names. Abraham is "Father Abraham." Sarah is "...
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