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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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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.

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Demonstrating how digital writing is contributing to a new relationship between the human body and the machine, Clivaz shows how this new relationship is influencing the digital future of the Jewish-Christian textual corpus known as the Bible and often referred to as the scriptures (French ecritures).
(1) When the scholarship is analyzed, we find that those who adhere strongly to a historical-critical approach to Scripture continue to assume an objective stance to the raw data of the text that yields various scientific results.
As positive encounters between Jews and Christians increased it became obvious not only that there were rather different interpretations of their common scriptures but also that there were even different numbers and the order of books within the scriptures of the two communities.
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Compiled by Ron Rhodes (President of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries), "Find It Fast In The Bible: A Quick Topical Reference" is an easily portable, pocket-sized, 202-page, alphabetically organized compendium of Biblical scriptures arranged according to specific tops that span hundreds of topics from Ability and Abortion Rights to Youth and Zeal.
305), Powlison advanced this metaphor another step in suggesting that his model of Biblical counseling recognizes not only the light of the Scriptures but the "darkness and distortedness of secular therapy and personality theory" (p.
Researched in meticulous depth and detail, Dying and Rising With Christ picks apart the scriptures of Paul line by line in its quest to uncover the precise nuances of Paul's vision that may surprise contemporary Christian believers.
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SIR - I am very concerned as an offended Christian by the dreadful and wicked distortion of the Holy Scriptures and the attack on the holiness and perfection of the person of the Christ in Jerry Springer: The Opera.
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Many were sincerely religious people who cared enough about their faith to want to study the languages in which the scriptures were written and to delineate the many levels of authorship one finds there.