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What is the difference between 'Hell', 'Sheol', 'Hades' and 'Gehenna'?

The notion of two separate places for the afterlife, Heaven and Hell, does not exist in the NT. In fact, it takes about twelve centuries to take the form which it now has. If you have 20 minutes, I ...
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What is the difference between a Christian and a Messianic Jew?

A Messianic Jew is simply a modern name for a Jewish Christian who does not renounce Judaism. Some are virtually indistinguishable from other Christians, but the majority continue to affirm some ...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

Knowledge exists in (among other locations) the human brain. It is the intimate awareness of some reality. Faith is confidence of what you do not see. When I don't see the sun (because it's night time,...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

How do Christians define knowledge and faith? A simple definition would be almost too simplistic here. Knowledge requires reasons. But even reason must be define to understand the nuances of knowledge....
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

The two words are generally synonymous (as seen in a thesaurus). Different philosopher's have tried to draw a distinction between the two in order to claim some sort of qualitative distinction between ...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

Justified True Belief I do not accept the JTB standard because, so far as I can determine, JTB does not meet its own criteria: Justified: even philosophers who agree on JTB disagree on what ...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

I would say that knowledge is a subset of faith, since all knowledge depends on faith. Religion has nothing to do with it. This is provable: No knowledge is more certain than mathematical knowledge....
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

There isn't a single Christian perspective on what it means to know or believe a fact (or indeed whether those should be treated as distinct ideas). Because Christianity has been around for two ...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

Short answer In the context of your Q, comparing "faith" vs. "knowledge" as defined in the Q is like comparing apple and orange: The "intellectual content" of a person's ...
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How do Christians define knowledge and faith?

Personally, I'm inclined to accept the JTB definition of knowledge; I didn't find the Gettier problems convincing, and would say that justification, generally, is a sound and valid logical deduction, ...
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What is the difference between a Bible College and a Seminary?

A “bible college” is like a community college or small liberal arts college, offering a bachelors degree or certificate. Seminaries are for professional formation of clergy or ministers, and might ...

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