Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

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The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate. 1,200 very readable expository selections from 400 authors. The sacred character of such writings is accorded them by communities that have come to value the traditions they embody. Among the most celebrated higher critics was Charles Augustus Briggs, who was suspended from the Presbyterian Church in 1893 but retained on the faculty of Union Theological Seminary in New York City, which severed its Presbyterian ties because of the affair.
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JOSHUA 1 - All The Bible Teaches About

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There were translations of parts of the Bible in Anglo-Saxon times, associated with ALFRED and AELFRIC. Here you'll find PocketBible Bible study software for your iPad or iPhone; Android smartphone or tablet; Windows Phone, tablet, or PC; or Mac. Its Hebrew name, shaked," "sig ... "Not found in the Old Testament, but repeatedly in the New. It is also used of the omnipotence of God (Ex. 15:16; Ps. 89:13; 98:1; 77:15; Isa. 53:1; John 12:38; Acts 13:17) ... "Occurs only in Rev. 16:16 (R. In the view of the martyred 16c translator William TYNDALE, ordinary English was better suited to translate both Hebrew and Greek than Latin and German, because: ‘In a thousand places thou needest but to translate it into English word for word’ (in ‘Obedience of a Christian Man’, 1528).
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150 Need-to-Know Bible Facts: Key Truths for Better Living

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A Biblical girl appeared in the role of sister only rarely and then problematically: Lot's daughters cooperated actively to carry out their plan to perpetuate their father's lineage by intoxicating him, lying with him, and mothering the Moabites and Ammonites (Gen. 19). Bible-Topics.com contains the complete topical reference, but improves upon the original work in one significant way: Where the Textbook contained only verse references, this website includes the text of the verses referenced, making it very easy to quickly read what Scripture has to say about a given subject.
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A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing With Its' Language,

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Even among those scholars who adhere to biblical minimalism, the Bible is a historical document containing first-hand information on the Hellenistic and Roman eras, and there is universal scholarly consensus that the events of the 6th century BCE Babylonian captivity have a basis in history. She was president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America. It is tightly integrated and once you understand the features of the app, it is amazing how powerful a tool it is.
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GOD - All The Bible Teaches About

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© Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language 1998, originally published by Oxford University Press 1998. It also gives you instant access to over 40 Bible study and. V. probably the Acacia seyal (the" "gum-arabic tree); called the "shittah" tree (Isa. 41:19). Version 5.7 with improved support for OS X was released in February 2003. The forms of adoration among the Jews were putting off the shoes (Ex. 3:5; "Josh. 5:15), and prostration (Gen. 17:3; Ps. 95:6; Isa. 44:15," "17, 19; 46:6) ...
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Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (New

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Bruce notes that Chrysostom appears to be the first writer (in his Homilies on Matthew, delivered between 386 and 388) to use the Greek phrase ta biblia ("the books") to describe both the Old and New Testaments together. [13] By the 2nd century BCE, Jewish groups had called the Bible books the "scriptures" and referred to them as "holy," or in Hebrew כִּתְבֵי הַקֹּדֶשׁ (Kitvei hakkodesh), and Christians now commonly call the Old and New Testaments of the Christian Bible "The Holy Bible" (in Greek τὰ βιβλία τὰ ἅγια, tà biblía tà ágia) or "the Holy Scriptures" (η Αγία Γραφή, e Agía Graphḗ). [14] The Bible was divided into chapters in the 13th century by Stephen Langton and into verses in the 16th century by French printer Robert Estienne [15] and is now usually cited by book, chapter, and verse.
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Dictionary of Bible Themes

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This entry uses the text of The New English Bible with the Apocrypha, first published in 1970 by Oxford University Press. On page 1 of 5: 98 items found. The Christian scripture was referred to in Greek as Ta Biblia as early as c.223. Heb., hashmal, rendered by the LXX." "elektron, and by the Vulgate electrum), a metal compounded of" "silver and gold. His daughter returned to him on the occasion of her husband's "entering into an adulterous alliance with Herodias, the wife of" "Hero ... "Stony heap, an "island," as it has been called, of rock about 30" "miles by 20, rising 20 or 30 feet above the table-land of" Bashan; a region of crags and chasms wild and rugged in the "extreme.
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JUDGMENT DAY to KINGDOM - Book 49 - Know Your Bible

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The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery. - Churchill Capitalism is based on the assumption that you can win. - R. Its quality is attested by its use as a basis of the Authorized Version. Contemporary with Tyndale was Miles Coverdale. Subsequently it was applied "by the Romans to the whole Peloponnesus, now called the Morea," and ... "(1 Cor. 16:17), one of the members of the church of Corinth who," "with Fortunatus and Stephanas, visited Paul while he was at" "Ephesus, for the purpose of consulting him on the affairs of the" chu ... "Called also Achar, i.e., one who troubles (1 Chr. 2:7), in" "commemoration of his crime, which brought upon him an awful" "destruction (Josh. 7:1).
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Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters

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The Old Testament canon entered into Christian use in the Greek Septuagint translations and original books, and their differing lists of texts. Along with his three brothers he was consecrated to the priest's office (Ex. 28:1) ... "Father (i.e., "possessor") of renown. (1.) One of the sons of" "Bela, the son of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:3); called also Ahihud (ver." 7). "(2.) A descendant of Zerubbabel and father of Eliakim (Matt. "1 ... "Father (i.e., "possessor or worshipper") of Jehovah. (1.) 1 Chr." 7:8. (2.) 1 Chr. 2:24. "(3.) The second son of Samuel (1 Sam. 8:2; 1 Chr. 6:28).
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The Fourth Dilemma

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John Riches, professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University of Glasgow, provides the following view of the diverse historical influences of the Bible: It has inspired some of the great monuments of human thought, literature, and art; it has equally fuelled some of the worst excesses of human savagery, self-interest, and narrow-mindedness. This is impossible when you do not believe the book in your hands is the pure, unadulterated word of God!
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