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Ketef Hinnom

Ketef Hinnom is an archaeological site southwest of the Old City of Jerusalem, adjacent to St. Andrews Church, now on the grounds of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center. It is located where the Valley of Rephaim and the Valley of Hinnom meet, on t ...

                                               

Codex Marianus

The Codex Marianus is an Old Church Slavonic fourfold Gospel Book written in Glagolitic script, dated to the beginning of the 11th century, which is, one of the oldest manuscript witnesses to the Old Church Slavonic language, one of the two fourf ...

                                               

New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room

The New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room is a virtual manuscript reading room, where all New Testament manuscripts are available online. It is aproject of the Institute for New Testament Textual Research in Munster / Westphalia. Information is o ...

                                               

Carroll D. Osburn

Carroll D. Osburn, an American scholar recognized as one of North Americas leading New Testament textual critics and a prominent Christian egalitarian, is Carmichael-Walling Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Abilene Christian University, and fo ...

                                               

Oxyrhynchus Gospels

The Oxyrhynchus Gospels are two fragmentary manuscripts discovered among the rich finds of discarded papyri at Oxyrhynchus in Egypt. Unknown to most laymen, they throw light on early non-canonical Gospel traditions.

                                               

Paleo-Hebrew Leviticus scroll

Paleo-Hebrew Leviticus scroll, known also as 11QpaleoLev, is an ancient text preserved in one of the Qumran group of caves, and which provides a rare glimpse of the script used formerly by the nation of Israel in writing Torah scrolls during its ...

                                               

Papyrus 2

Papyrus 2 is an early copy of the New Testament in Greek and Coptic. It is a papyrus fragment of a copy of the Gospel of John dating to the sixth century. It is currently housed at the Egyptian Museum, Florence. There is a portion of Luke 7:22-26 ...

                                               

Rabbinical translations of Matthew

The rabbinical translations of Matthew are rabbinical versions of the Gospel of Matthew that are written in Hebrew; Shem Tobs Hebrew Gospel of Matthew, the Du Tillet Matthew, and the Munster Matthew, and which were used in polemical debate with C ...

                                               

Rahlfs 1219

The Washington Manuscript of the Psalms is designated as Rahlfs 1219, and van Haelst 83 in the Van Haelst Catalogue numbers. The manuscript contains the text of Psalm 1:4-146:9a, 149:2b-151:6 in Greek, plus the first 6 verses of the book of Odes, ...

                                               

Rylands Papyri

The Rylands Papyri are a collection of thousands of papyrus fragments and documents from North Africa and Greece housed at the John Rylands University Library, Manchester, UK. The collection includes the Rylands Library Papyrus P52, also known as ...

                                               

Euchologium Sinaiticum

The Euchologium Sinaiticum is a 109-folio Glagolitic Canon of Old Church Slavonic euchologion. It contains parts of the liturgy of the St. John Chrysostom, and is dated to the 11th century.

                                               

Glagolita Clozianus

The Glagolita Clozianus is a 14-folio Glagolitic Old Church Slavonic canon miscellany, written in the eleventh century. What remained of an originally very large codex, having probably 552 folios 1104 pages, are 14 folios containing five homilies ...

                                               

Psalterium Sinaiticum

The Psalterium Sinaiticum is a 209-folio Glagolitic Old Church Slavonic canon manuscript, the earliest Slavic psalter, dated to the 11th century. The manuscript was found in Saint Catherines Monastery in Egypt, after which it was named and where ...

                                               

Sava's book

Savas book is a 129-folio Cyrillic Old Church Slavonic canon evangeliary, written in the eleventh century. The original 126 parchment folios are of Bulgarian provenance, being bound into a larger codex with later additions of the Russian Church S ...

                                               

Theodore Psalter

The Theodore Psalter is an illustrated manuscript and compilation of the Psalms and the canticles, or Odes from the Old Testament. "This Psalter has been held in the British Library since 1853 as Additional 19.352," wrote Princeton Art History pr ...

                                               

Codex Zographensis

The Codex Zographensis is an illuminated Old Church Slavonic canon manuscript. It is composed of 304 parchment folios; the first 288 are written in Glagolitic containing Gospels and organised as Tetraevangelium, and the rest written in Cyrillic c ...

                                               

Africa Bible Commentary

The Africa Bible Commentary is a one-volume commentary on all the books of the Bible developed in Africa by African scholars. The aim of the Africa Bible Commentary is to relate the Bible to African realities of today. Along with commentary on th ...

                                               

Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament

Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament edited by James B. Pritchard is an anthology of important historical, legal, mythological, liturgical, and secular texts from the ancient Near East. In spite of the name, the included texts ...

                                               

Asimov's Guide to the Bible

Asimovs Guide to the Bible is a work by Isaac Asimov that was first published in two volumes in 1968 and 1969, covering the Old Testament and the New Testament and the Eastern Orthodox Old Testament books, or anagignoskomena, along with the Fourt ...

                                               

Before Jerusalem Fell

Before Jerusalem Fell: Dating The Book of Revelation is a 1989 book written by Kenneth Gentry based on his PhD dissertation from Whitefield Theological Seminary. The book is currently in its third edition and is published by American Vision in At ...

                                               

La Bible amusante

La Bible amusante pour les grands et les enfants was a book by Leo Taxil with illustrations by Fridrick published in 1882 by Libraire anticlericale, in which he pointed out what he considered to be inconsistencies, errors and false beliefs. At th ...

                                               

Bible Companion

The Bible Companion is a guide developed by the Christadelphians to aid reading the Bible. It was first produced by Robert Roberts when he was just 14 years of age, in about 1853, and revised by him over a number of years into its current format.

                                               

The Biblical Politics of John Locke

The Biblical Politics of John Locke is a 2004 book by Kim Ian Parker, in which the author provides an account of the impact of the Bible on John Locke’s thought.

                                               

The Boomer Bible

The Boomer Bible is a book written by R. F. Laird. In structure, the book is based on the Christian Bible, but it is neither a simple parody of the Bible, nor is it sacrilegious specifically toward the Bible or Christianity. Laird described the b ...

                                               

A Collation of Four Important Manuscripts of the Gospels

A Collation of Four Important Manuscripts of the Gospels, full title: A Collation of Four Important Manuscripts of the Gospels: With a View to Prove Their Common Origin, and to Restore the Text of Their Archetype. The book was published in 1877 b ...

                                               

Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible

The Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible is an academic reference work edited by Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking and Pieter W. van der Horst which contains academic articles on the named gods, angels, and demons in the books of the Hebr ...

                                               

The Gnostic Paul

The Gnostic Paul is a book by Elaine Pagels, a scholar of gnosticism and professor of religion at Princeton University. In the work, Pagels considers each of the non-pastoral Pauline epistles, and questions about their authorship. The core of the ...

                                               

The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden

The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden is a collection of 17th-century and 18th-century English translations of some Old Testament Pseudepigrapha and New Testament Apocrypha, some of which were assembled in the 1820s, and the ...

                                               

Testimony of the Evangelists

The Testimony of the Evangelists, Examined by the Rules of Evidence Administered in Courts of Justice is an 1846 Christian apologetic work by Simon Greenleaf, a principal founder of the Harvard Law School. Greenleafs Treatise on the Law of Eviden ...

                                               

Views of the Biblical World

Views of the Biblical World is a five-volume set of reference books published in 1959 by the International Publishing Company J-M, of Israel. Also published under the name World of the Bible, the series was acclaimed at the time as a landmark. It ...

                                               

Alford's Law

This Law or Rule was formulated by Henry Alford as a rule of biblical interpretation. It appeared in his monumental multi-volume work completed in 1861, The Greek Testament, which is still consulted today.

                                               

Allegorical interpretation of the Bible

Allegorical interpretation of the Bible is an interpretive method that assumes that the Bible has various levels of meaning and tends to focus on the spiritual sense, which includes the allegorical sense, the moral sense, and the anagogical sense ...

                                               

Allegory in the Middle Ages

Allegory in the Middle Ages was a vital element in the synthesis of biblical and classical traditions into what would become recognizable as medieval culture. People of the Middle Ages consciously drew from the cultural legacies of the ancient wo ...

                                               

Anagoge

Anagoge, sometimes spelled anagogy, is a Greek word suggesting a "climb" or "ascent" upwards. The anagogical is a method of mystical or spiritual interpretation of statements or events, especially scriptural exegesis, that detects allusions to th ...

                                               

Eliezer ben Elijah Ashkenazi

Though of a German family according to some, the relative of Joseph Colon, he was probably born in the Levant, and received his Talmudic education under Joseph Taitazak in Salonica. Ashkenazi first became rabbi in Egypt 1538-60, probably at Fosta ...

                                               

Bible study (Christianity)

In Christian communities, Bible study is the study of the Bible by ordinary people as a personal religious or spiritual practice. Some denominations may call this devotion or devotional acts ; however in other denominations devotion has other mea ...

                                               

Bible Study Fellowship

Bible Study Fellowship is an international Christian interdenominational or parachurch fellowship of lay people offering a system of structured bible study. It was founded in 1959 by Audrey Wetherell Johnson, a British evangelist to China.

                                               

The Bible with Sources Revealed

The Bible with Sources Revealed is a book by American biblical scholar Richard Elliott Friedman dealing with the process by which the five books of the Torah or Pentateuch came to be written. Friedman follows the four-source Documentary Hypothesi ...

                                               

Biblical accommodation

Biblical accommodation is the adaptation of words or sentences from the Bible to signify ideas different from those expressed therein. Thus, if a sinner excuses his fault by saying, "The serpent deceived me", he applies the scriptural words of Ev ...

                                               

Biblical hermeneutics

Biblical hermeneutics is the study of the principles of interpretation concerning the books of the Bible. It is part of the broader field of hermeneutics, which involves the study of principles of interpretation for all forms of communication, no ...

                                               

Harold H. Buls

Dr. Harold Herman Buls was an American Lutheran minister and apologist who taught at Alabama Lutheran Academy and College, Selma, Immanuel Lutheran College and Seminary, Greensboro, North Carolina and as Professor of Exegesis at Concordia Theolog ...

                                               

Campus Bible Study

Campus Bible Study was established in 1975 at the University of New South Wales by the then Anglican chaplain Phillip Jensen. CBS celebrated its 40th Anniversary in 2015, and continues to officially operate out of UNSWs Anglican Chaplaincy. The c ...

                                               

Catechetical School of Alexandria

The Catechetical School of Alexandria was a school of Christian theologians and priests in Alexandria. The teachers and students of the school were influential in many of the early theological controversies of the Christian church. It was one of ...

                                               

Catena (biblical commentary)

A catena is a form of biblical commentary, verse by verse, made up entirely of excerpts from earlier Biblical commentators, each introduced with the name of the author, and with such minor adjustments of words to allow the whole to form a continu ...

                                               

Contextual theology

The term contextualizing theology was used in missiology by Shoki Coe when he argued that the Venn-Anderson three-self principles were inadequate in addressing the sociopolitical context of his native Taiwan. Coe would popularize this notion thro ...

                                               

Eisegesis

Eisegesis is the process of interpreting text in such a way as to introduce ones own presuppositions, agendas or biases. It is commonly referred to as reading into the text. It is often done to "prove" a pre-held point of concern, and to provide ...

                                               

Flesh (theology)

In the Bible, the word flesh is often used simply as a description of the fleshy parts of an animal, including that of human beings, and typically in reference to dietary laws and sacrifice. Less often it is used as a metaphor for familial or kin ...

                                               

Michael Glykas

Michael Glykas or Glycas was a 12th-century Byzantine historian, theologian, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He was probably from Corfu and lived in Constantinople. He was a critic of Manuel I Komnenos, and was imprisoned and blinded due to h ...

                                               

Hypostasis of the Archons

The Hypostasis of the Archons or The Reality of the Rulers is an exegesis on the Book of Genesis 1–6 and expresses Gnostic mythology of the divine creators of the cosmos and humanity.

                                               

John of Ford

John of Ford was the prior of the Cistercian monastery of Forde, then from 1186 abbot of its daughter house of Bindon, and between 1191 and 1214 the abbot of Forde. He was a friend and ally of King John during the papal interdict, receiving remun ...