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Cleansing of the Temple (John 2:13-22)

The story of Cleansing of the Temple seems to be presenting Jesus in a violent way. In this way, we are not used to imagining him. What happened to the kind and loving Jesus, the Lord of love? It is challenging to find a balance between these pictures. To understand the story we need a little help...

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Coptic alphabet

The Coptic alphabet was in use from the 1st to 17th century AD. It is an adaptation of the Greek alphabet with the addition of signs from Demotic language to represent Egyptian sounds the Greek language did not have. In biblical studies, the importance of the language is in the study of early...

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Davidic Messiah (Psalms of Solomon 17:1-51)

This very famous psalm (among the NT scholars) describes a Davidic, messianic figure who will purge Jerusalem of Gentiles. The psalm is important for christology studies in that it unveils messianic hopes among some anches of early Judaism. It promotes a belief that the messiah would soon come to...

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