Biblical Theology

Biblical Theology is a discipline of exegetical theology, one of the 4 that are part of what is called the "Encyclopedia of Theology" - Exegetical, Historical, Systematic, and Practical Theologies (Hagenbach). Etymonline.com biblical 1734, "pertaining to the Bible," from Bible + -ical. Related: Biblically. Earlier adjective was Biblic (1680s). Related: Biblicality. Discussion/Explanation Biblical theology is considered by some to be the capstone … Continue reading Biblical Theology

Epistles

Dictionary.com noun 1. a letter, especially a formal or didactic one; written communication. 2. (usually initial capital letter) one of the apostolic letters in the New Testament. 3. (often initial capital letter) an extract, usually from one of the Epistles of the New Testament, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain churches. Etymonline.com partly from Old English epistol and in part directly from Old French epistle, epistre (Modern French épitre), from Latin epistola "a letter," from Greek epistole "message, letter, command, commission," whether verbal or in writing, from epistellein "send to, send as a message or letter," from epi "to" (see epi-) + stellein in its secondary sense of "to dispatch, send" from PIE *stel-yo-, suffixed form of root *stel- "to … Continue reading Epistles