Scripture


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Scripture

Christianity the Old and New Testaments
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It seems best that we, as editors of J.E.S., allow all alternative titles, such as Hebrew Scripture or Old Testament, or New Testament or Christian Scripture or Second Testament, urging our authors to be aware of the connotations of their usage and that editorial modification be used only if we feel that a deliberate denigration of a community whose scripture is referred to is intended.
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