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Scripture

Christianity the Old and New Testaments

Scripture

 

Jewish and Christian religious books forming the Bible and written “under divine inspiration,” according to religious doctrine. In Judaism only the Old Testament is regarded as Scripture; in Christianity both the Old and the New Testament are so regarded. In Islam the Koran is analogous to Scripture.

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From the very first pages of Holy Scripture the sacred Author presents the distinction between the sexes as being willed by God.
in the Sherman case wrote that if they were properly understanding Supreme Court precedent, which says public school students cannot be forced to recite the Pledge, and that public school teachers may not lead students in prayer, "then the Pledge of Allegiance becomes unconstitutional under all circumstances, just as no school may read from a holy scripture at the start of class.
The study of Holy Scripture was designed to be "the foremost reading for everybody" in all types of schools.
In a letter to the clergy, Archbishop Carey said he remains strongly opposed to blessing couples of the same gender, and believes that homosexual relationships are not on a par with "the man-woman ideal portrayed in Holy Scripture.
of Aberdeen) limits the study to a dogmatic sketch of the nature of Holy Scripture, putting aside tradition, preaching, textuality, and other matters of concern in modern theology.
The constitution "led to a growing awareness of the significance of Holy Scripture, promoted the biblical pastoral ministry, and gave new impetus to the scientific study of the Bible," said Cardinal Kasper, who is president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, which organized the September 14 to 18 conference.
In the light of current challenges to historic Christian doctrine from various quarters, and of the growing influence of different kinds of "post-modern" theory which question the very idea of universal and abiding truth, the Primates wish to reaffirm the commitment of the Anglican Communion to the truths of the fundamental teachings of the faith we have received from Holy Scripture and the Catholic Creeds.
Thousands of devotees gathered inside the premises of the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday, participating in the procession which was marked by the carrying of the Holy Scripture 'Guru Granth Sahib' in a decorated chariot.
Williams never mentioned in his prolix answer as shedding any light on the issue was Holy Scripture.
He said it was inadmissible to take a holy scripture to court.
Background music used in PlayStation 3 game Little Big Planet contained phrases from Islam's holy scripture, the Koran.