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What is the Biblical basis for Oompa Loompas?

How would we decide which biblical basis questions are valid and which ones aren't? By the criteria of, "Does this belief actually have a biblical basis," I happen to believe that most of the ...
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Is it permissible to ask IS there a biblical basis, rather than being confined to asking WHAT IS the biblical basis, on a theological question

You can certainly ask is there a Biblical Basis. There's nothing wrong with asking about whether or not something is true, there is no qualitative difference between is and what. Anybody who tells ...
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Revisiting "No biblical basis" answers

Assumptions of Biblical Basis questions "What is the Biblical basis for ...?" is to be understood, in my view of the answer, as really meaning "What might some Christians (somewhere) believe to be ...
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Can somebody please help me provide acceptable answers?

The question was asked many years ago, and since then we have clarified our community conventions for Biblical basis questions. The current conventions are that answers must almost always be in ...
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Is it permissible to ask IS there a biblical basis, rather than being confined to asking WHAT IS the biblical basis, on a theological question

The problem with "Is there a Biblical basis for ...?" questions is that they are a proxy for "Is ... true?" As you say above, you yourself meant "IF it was biblical." And ...
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What is the Biblical basis for Oompa Loompas?

Proposal: In order for any question to be a valid "What is the Biblical basis for", we ask the OP to first show that what they are asking about is a valid teaching within Christianity, and that ...
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What is the Biblical basis for Oompa Loompas?

It is estimated that there are over 40,000 Christian denominations worldwide. I have attended the services of perhaps fifteen of them, and read books and articles concerning a few dozen more. I think ...
Paul Chernoch's user avatar
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What is the Biblical basis for Oompa Loompas?

I think you're conflating a few different issues. One is asking about topics which are either unclear, or for which there is reasonable doubt whether it's actually held by Christians. If someone ...
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