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What Is Biblical Theology?

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"I use the phrase biblical theology to refer to the interpretive perspective of the biblical authors. So what is an "interpretive perspective"? It's the framework of assumptions and presuppositions, associations and identifications, truths, and symbols that are taken for granted as an author or speaker describes the world and the events that take place in it." Continue reading....


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    I am unable or unwilling to police each posting to answer **every subsequent point** brought up by opponents.

    So sometimes they will appear to have the "last word."

    But notice the difference is I have cited and quoted scriptures as opposed to the mere opinion / belief of my opponent.

2 Peter 1:20-21 (KJV)
20 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
21 For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.


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Sounds too academic to be easily understood in that manner.  To me, "biblical" theology is the mastery of one's understanding of the bible and applying that knowledge to one's philosophy, ideology, testimony, and society.


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