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How does LDS reconcile progression to Godhood with the Genesis temptation of Adam to be like God?

God confirmed that man (Genesis 3:22) "is become as one of us, to know good and evil", so this part of Satan's speech was actually not a lie. Satan claimed that Adam would not surely die. ...
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How does LDS reconcile progression to Godhood with the Genesis temptation of Adam to be like God?

No reconciliation is needed. Before partaking of the fruit Adam and Eve were innocent (didn't know good from evil, wouldn't* have children) immortal (wouldn't die, wouldn't progress)1, 2, 3 [God] ...
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Seeking a Catholic framework for interpreting Bible verses about God's rewards that are commensurate with a believer's work

In Catholicism, what can we do on earth to earn reward beyond eternal life? In order to increase our own personal merits before God, we must first of all be in the state of grace. If we are not in ...
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Seeking a Catholic framework for interpreting Bible verses about God's rewards that are commensurate with a believer's work

Greater reward is acquired by more love. What actually earns us a reward? Love is that which earns us a reward. Heaven consists essentially of the beatific vision of God, ie. seeing God face to face....
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Who adheres to dual-covenant theology?

In the comment right above yours in the referenced question, What is the biblical basis for dual-covenant theology? (I'm sorry I can't link because I don't have enough rep and I need to save them for ...
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Have any critiques of Lindbeck's principles been offered by academics?

Don't infer that I style myself a theologian or anything of the sort just because I am answering your question (I don't, and am not doing so), but I would suggest there are a few important things ...
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What is the difference between 'Biblical' and 'Systematic' theology?

Short answer: D.A. Carson offered a concise comparison within a larger article on the connection between Biblical and other kinds of theologies. Quote: BT is historical and organic; ST is relatively ...
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What general theological framework(s) are represented in the Life Application Study Bible commentary?

Question: What general theological framework(s) are represented in the Life Application Study Bible commentary? KB: The Life Application Study Bible NIV (LASB) is the version I have used for about 16 ...
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Who adheres to dual-covenant theology?

Scholars or groups who directly adhere to the Dual Covenant Theology Those churches or scholars who agree with the statements of the Council of Centers on Jewish-Christian Relations (CCJR) The ...
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