Materials: Interpretation-Hermeneutics by Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

A Matter of Interpretation

Who has the right to interpret the Bible for us?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

A Seeming Contradiction

I note what seems to be a contradiction in the description of Solomon's Temple. According to the book of Kings wooden doors separated the Holy of Holies from the main hall of the Temple (1 Kgs 6:31). On the other hand, Chronicles speaks of heavy curtain (2 Chr 3:14). Could this explain a seeming contradiction in the biblical record?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Christians and War

Should Adventists be involved in warfare? What is the church's position?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Is Mary Magdalene the sister of Martha?

Is Mary, the sister of Martha, the same as Mary Magdalene?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Bible and Suicide

One of my best friends committed suicide. Since then I have wondered what the Bible says about the topic.

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

The Biblical Understanding of "Spirit"

Thank you for your discussion on the meaning of “soul” in the Bible (Nov. 8, 2001). Please describe the biblical understanding of the “spirit.”

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Was Jacob's vow and attempt to bargain with God?

Was Jacob’s vow an attempt to bargain with God?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Weren't sacrifices a type of animal cruelty?

Don’t you think that the killing of animals as Old Testament sacrifices was a type of animal cruelty?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Where Did We Get “Lucifer”?

The name Lucifer commonly refers to Satan, but I looked for it in my Bible and I couldn't find it. What am I overlooking?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Why did God ask Abraham to offer his son?

Why did the Lord ask Abraham to offer his son as a sacrifice?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez