Index: Bible Q&A

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Have a question for Ben Witherington III, a Protestant Bible scholar? Send your questions to witheringtonb@staff.beliefnet.com.

Bible

  • Revising the Bible
  • "Replenish" in Genesis 1:28
  • Differing creation stories
  • Proverbs' "immoral woman"
  • John 5:16's "sin unto death"
  • Peter as head of the Church
  • How to study Revelations

    Books and Language
  • A Book of Life
  • Use of Aramaic
  • Gender of pronouns for God
  • Language in Eden

    Dating
  • Interracial dating

    Death and the Afterlife
  • John 5:16's "sin unto death"
  • The soul immediately after death
  • A Christian being cremated
  • Cremation and the Rapture
  • Predestination
  • Reincarnation
  • Reincarnation (question #3)
  • Illegitimate children and the afterlife
  • The afterlife for Jews

    Depression and Mental Illness
  • Finding freedom from mental illness

    End Times
  • The End Times
  • Cremation and the Rapture

    Holidays and Observances
  • Keeping the 7th day Sabbath
  • Observing Christmas on December 25
  • Christians observing Passover

    Jesus
  • Jesus asking "Why do you call me good?"
  • Jesus calling his mother "woman"
  • Jesus' genealogy
  • Jesus' economic status
  • Differing Genealogies of Jesus
  • Jesus' race

    Money Matters
  • Giving money to panhandlers
  • Spending money
  • Financial obligation to parents

    Role of Women
  • Ordaining women
  • Women wearing slacks
  • The role of the prophetess

    Sex and Marriage
  • Mixed marriages
  • Second marriage
  • Extramarital sex

    Taboo Topics
  • Abortion
  • Divorced ministers
  • Drug use
  • Evangelical views on abortion
  • Accepting homosexuality
  • Same-sex relationships
  • Suicide
  • Tattoos

    The Supernatural
  • Belief in ghosts
  • Avoiding witchcraft

    The Virgin Mary
  • The Hail Mary prayer
  • Mary's ever-virgin status (question #4)
  • The virginity of Mary, part 2

    Satan and Demons
  • Satan
  • Satan as musician
  • Satan controlling the weather
  • Demonic possession of Christians

    What Christians Believe
  • The Trinity
  • Being made in God's image
  • Being perfect
  • Once saved, always saved (question #2)
  • The Kingdom of Heaven within (question #3)

    Other Topics
  • Avoiding certain hairstyles
  • Conversion experiences
  • Sola Scriptura
  • Singing Solo (question #2)
  • Mithraism
  • The pyramids
  • Jewish Law (question #4)
  • The 12 tribes
  • The number 144,000
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