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What texts are open for examination?

I assume the baseline here is interpretation of and principles behind understanding the 66 book Protestant canon. What about the extra 7 Deuterocanonical books used by Catholics? What about the extra ...
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What are we looking for in answers?

There have been a lot of meta discussions in the last 18 months about specific aspects of, or handling of, answers (annotations, voting, editing, doctrine, etc). It was pointed out by the Community ...
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How much doctrine should we allow? What is the general guideline? [closed]

Recently, a question regarding 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 (regarding women being silent in church) was asked. The literal interpretation of the text in itself creates and implies doctrine. However, ...
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Hermeneutics vs Exegesis

Is "Biblical Hermeneutics" the best name for this site? So far, it seems few of the questions asked (similar with earlier phases) have much to do with hermeneutics directly, and are more exegetical. ...
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Does this site's URL need to be changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What should our URL be? What should our title be? I've heard, from those listening to today's Stack Exchange Podcast, there was some discussion about the URL (and possibly ...
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A roadmap to Biblical Studies

Recently, Soldarnal suggested a name for our site that I quite like: Biblical Studies. It seems that Stack Exchange would be willing to entertain a name change, if we think it's a pressing issue. ...
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What do we want our FAQ to say

We have been in beta for over 50 days now and so far our FAQ has simply said: This is a free, community driven Q&A for professors, theologians, and those interested in exegetical analysis of ...
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Gender roles on this site

This meta question is in response to this recent answer. Firstly, I agree with Lance's answer which is good and deserves the upvotes it got. However, at the end, Lance applies his analysis to a modern ...
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What should our URL be?

This question has been asked before, but now that the site has had some time to find it's feet and the community is taking shape, we need to survey what the current thinking is. Below is a list of ...
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Revising Off-Topic Close option addressing "systematic theology"

Pursuing further the topic discussed in the Library here. The current (as of 10-14-2014) wording for one of the off-topic close options is Questions regarding systematic theology are off-topic. ...
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Questions about the field of textual criticism without reference to a particular text

I just asked this question: Textual criticism of the Hebrew bible and the rule of the ‘lectio difficilior' I imagine it should be on topic because I have a sense that local expertise is ...
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Rename the site to Hermeneutics from "Biblical Hermeneutics"

Hermenuetics is a general field of study which is applied to all the Semitic scriptures including the Quran. The Arabic term widely used for Hermenuetics is "Usool At Tafseer". There is also a Wiki ...
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I don't like the title Biblical Hermeneutics

It is not clear to me but this site welcomes Judaism too right? I 2nd the notion that the title Biblical Hermeneutics sounds like Xtian Hermeneutics. To me, Bible = Xtianity I think Judaism call it ...
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