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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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Simon, Doctor of Divinity and professor in the Randolph-Macon Methodist College of Virginia, wrote: "Extracts from Holy Writ unequivocally assert the right of property in slaves, together with the usual incidents to that right.
Baptists need a Pulitzer Prize for their continuing ability to talk out of both sides of their mouths using the Holy Writ to support their duplicity.
The text is printed with chapters but no verses, which has the effect of presenting the King James Bible as readable prose; it also dispenses with the italics and syllabified names that distract so many readers in the attempt to read the translation as narrative and caution them to read it as Holy Writ.
Accept it as naffery or Holy writ - the choice is yours, but it will go down well with your interval choc ice.
For helping to build a corporate culture in which standard operating procedures were holy writ and the "not invented here" syndrome reigned supreme, Taylor deserves the opprobrium that is heaped upon him by today's "creative destruction" enthusiasts.
Tenth Mental Measurements Yearbook - psychological testing's holy writ - and received several APTP letters threatening legal action if I did not apologize in print and retract my review.
Some creationists now suggest there are scientific reasons for doubting the theory of evolution, reasons which don't depend on accepting Holy Writ.
This particular work he intended for the general reader, covering the ways the image of the witch grew from ideas about heresy and the anachrist, the means by which witches worship, the complex relationships of witches and their familiars as well as both with demons, the development of the sabbat and rituals, the many roles of the witch or witchlike in holy writ, the relationship between diabolic possession and modern spiritualism, and, for better or worse, the place of the witch in drama.
So here's the first decision any would-be traveler into the pages of Holy Writ should make: whether to take the journey alone or with a group.
Bush and Blair both invoke Holy Writ as an excuse for turning Iraq from an unpleasant, but functioning, state into a charnel house (a whiff of oil may have influenced their thinking).
The champion of the principle of sola scriptura was not above modifying the text of holy writ to suit his purposes.
His Holy Writ as Oral Lit: The Bible as Folklore is a good introduction to one very important characteristic of that genre's scholarship and where it appears in the Judeo-Christian canon.