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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(a.) Relating to, or consisting of, controversy; disputatious; polemical; as, controversial divinity.
2213. zetema -- an inquiry
... Cognate: 2213 (a neuter noun) -- a question arising from a (). See 2211 ().
2213 ("a controversial question") focuses on at stake (the ). ...
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2214. zetesis -- a search, questioning
... Word Origin from zeteo Definition a search, questioning NASB Word Usage controversial
questions (1), controversies (1), debate (2), discussion (1), how to ...
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Probable Dates of his Works.
... It is probable that most of his Hymns that are definitely controversial belong,
like most of his controversial writings, to the years of his later life, at ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/x probable dates of his works.htm

... These were indeed intended as controversial theses for theologians, but at the same
time it is well known that Luther was moved by his duty toward his ...
// treatise on good works/introduction.htm

The Document and Its Value
... [3] The work Against Heresies is, of course, controversial from first to last: but
the present treatise is a sort of Vade mecum for an intelligent Christian ...
/.../the demonstration of the apostolic preaching/i the document and its.htm

Preface to the Homilies on the Gospel of St. John.
... Chrysostom comments upon Holy Scripture. They are far more controversial than is
usual with him, and the part devoted to moral exhortation is shorter. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/preface to the homilies on.htm

The Papal Bulls against the Jansenists, 1653 and 1713.
... in 44. Letters, sermons, ascetic treatises, controversial books against Jesuits
(Maimbourg, Annat), Protestants (Jurieu, Aubertin), and philosophers (Descartes ...
/.../creeds of christendom with a history and critical notes/ 27 the papal bulls.htm

The Puritan Conflict.
... Baxter's numerous controversial tracts have never been collected, and have gone,
with his medical prescriptions, to 'everlasting rest,' but his practical works ...
/.../ 92 the puritan conflict.htm

His Writings: their Characteristics.
... Of the innumerable writings"controversial, expository, hortatory, devotional"which
were for Ephraim the fulfilment of his dream in childhood, the fruit of ...
/.../viii his writings their characteristics.htm

New Teaching in Parables' - the Parables to the People by the Lake ...
... concern the Kingdom of God, but, although the prevailing characteristic is still
parenetic, [2787] or, rather, Evangelic, they have a controversial aspect also ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xxiii new teaching in.htm

Prefatory Notice
... Dr. Barrow said, "His practical writings were never mended, and his controversial
ones seldom confuted." With a view to his casuistical writings, the honorable ...
/...// saints everlasting rest/prefatory notice.htm

The Daily Walk with Others (iii. ).
... Perhaps he has felt the sad influence of controversial battles, and the love and
richness of the old Gospel has somewhat faded out of his life, and conversation ...
/.../moule/to my younger brethren/chapter vi the daily walk.htm

Controversial (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Relating to, or consisting of, controversy; disputatious;
polemical; as, controversial divinity. ...Controversial (1 Occurrence). ...
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Controversies (6 Occurrences)

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Epistles (2 Occurrences)
... Though its main features are didactic and controversial, the personal note is
frequently struck, and with much tenderness and depth of feeling. ...
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Dispute (37 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing
views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate. ...
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Controls (3 Occurrences)

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Christs (2 Occurrences)
... and his followers. Jewish literature in the 18th century is full of
controversial writing connected with Sabbatianism. As a special ...
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... and his followers. Jewish literature in the 18th century is full of
controversial writing connected with Sabbatianism. As a special ...
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Isaiah (64 Occurrences)
... Justin Martyr also (150 AD), in his controversial dialogue with the Jew Trypho,
reproaches the Jews with this accusation, "whom ye sawed asunder with a wooden ...
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... who wrote Expositions on the Old Testament and the New Testament and a separate
Exposition of the So of Solomon-learned, but ponderous and controversial; and Dr ...
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John (154 Occurrences)
... But nothing is offered by Weizsacker except the dictum that these are controversial
topics carried on in the school, and that they are anachronisms as they ...
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Bible Concordance
Controversial (1 Occurrence)

1 Timothy 6:4 he is puffed up with pride and has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions,
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John (154 Occurrences)

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