How should I cite material taken from your site?

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Due to the nature of Internet publishing, content found on Web sites can be updated, corrections and improvements being inserted whenever an author desires. Sometimes, an article’s revision involves no more than a word or two. An online article might be revised, for example, twenty times in one day. Consequently, online articles are usually accompanied by a “Last Revised” date and the “Date Read” (date of access)

What is the significance of the two Greek words for “love” in John 21:15-17?

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The Greek text of John 21:15-17 indicates that Jesus used ἀγαπᾶν (agapan) for the Greek verb “love,” while Peter used φιλεῖν (philein) in his reply. The explanation often given is that the first word refers to a higher, truer love, whereas the second word means only “to be fond of.”

Who is behind Jerusalem Perspective?

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There are many ways to answer the question, “Who is behind JP?” but the best answer is probably: “You are!” Member support and charitable contributions Jerusalem Perspective going and make it what it is. Your membership contribution enables JP to maintain its web presence, to produce the exciting new content you value, and to remain free of annoying advertizements that distract readers and dilute the focus of JP’s important mission.

Is there apostolic authority and authorship of New Testament Scriptures?

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I believe that in Scriptures such as John 14:26, 16:12-15 and Matthew 18:18-20, Jesus established the principle of apostolic authority—and authorship—of the New Testament Scriptures. It seems to me that the governing thesis of the Jerusalem School, i.e., that the authentic teachings of Jesus must be “reconstructed” from our existing Gospels, contradicts this principle of apostolic authority.