Download PDF by Alec Gilmore: A Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins

By Alec Gilmore

ISBN-10: 1841270687

ISBN-13: 9781841270685

This Dictionary is designed to extend know-how of Bible origins, introduce readers to the range of models and manuscripts that lie at the back of the widespread English translation(s). It additionally offers, in alphabetical order, 'student notes' on texts, types, manuscripts, people, areas and terminology, masking the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the recent testomony and the English Bible, together with contemporary translations. as a rule, this e-book will facilitate a extra clever knowing of the Bible between lay humans via elimination a number of the mystique and prejudices linked to it. Entries are actual, now not evaluative, and replicate modern biblical scholarship. it is a convenient reference instrument for a person in any respect attracted to the Bible.

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An American NT scholar, educated at Duke University, who researched documents in the John Rylands Library, Manchester* relating to The Twentieth Century New Testament*, 1902, and published his findings in the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, September 1955. Clarke, Samuel (1675-1729). One of a number of scholars who in 1701 produced a paraphrase* with bracketed explanatory material into the text of the AV*. Clay. Possibly the earliest form of writing materials* and used by the Sumerians in Mesopotamia.

Some scholars date it to c. 1200 BCE. The text contained over 100 characters which suggests that each character represented a syllable rather than a letter. Byzantine Text. , associated with Byzantium*, sometimes called koine Greek*, and the basis for many early translations of the NT into English, including Erasmus* whose text later became the Textus Receptus*. , which suffered from frequent revisions from the fourth to the eighth centuries and from corruptions* with years of copying. An elegant text which reads well and the one that dominated the whole church throughout the Byzantine empire.

Responsible for the Codex Amiatinus* and for presenting it to Pope Gregory II, 716, though he was unable to do so himself because he died on the way to Rome. Coggan, Frederick Donald (1909-). Archbishop of Canterbury, appointed Vice-President of the United Bible Societies*, 1956, and President, 1957. Chairman of the Joint Committee for the NEB*, 1968, in succession to Alwyn PT. Williams*, and for the REB*, 1989. , a young German scholar, Tischendorf, found himself staying at St Catharine's Monastery* at the foot of Mt Sinai.

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