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  • Mark 16: 9-20 Analysis

    The Bible has been a subject of tremendous controversy ever since it was beginning to be written approximately 3400 years ago. One of the subjects that scholars, pastors, and Christians debate is whether the ending of Mark, specifically Mark 16:9-20, should be included or deleted. In the New International Version (NIV) translation of the Bible, right before verse 9 of chapter 16 there are the words, “The earliest manuscripts and some other ancient witnesses do not have verses 9-20.” Alternatively, in the King James Version/New King James (KJV/NKJV), there is no evidence of there being a contradiction or disagreement and verse 8 goes straight into verse 9. Although the difference between the last twelve verses of Mark in KJV and NIV has been…

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  • Why Is The Printing Press Important

    In the Ten Important Works of Classical and Medieval Authors(Doc K), many of these books were written before the printing press was available so they were in manuscript form and very few people had copies. As soon as the printing press was available these classics were printed and they were easily published in mass quantities to be widely available for the public. The spread of these ancient works allowed everyone that could read this great opportunity and these books are still published today.…

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  • Importance Of History In The Present Day

    The Importance of History in the Present Day The past is history, the future 's a mystery, and today is a gift, that is why they call it the present. This quote is a perfect way to summarize what I plan to explain in this paper: the past is history. We study it and try to learn from it. Every part of our past is of some use to us and has impacted the lives we live today. As I discuss the emergence of Islam, The Rule of Saint Benedict, and illuminated manuscripts I will explain just how…

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  • Special Collections Visit

    Special Collections Visit The three-hundred and ninety-five-page book that I surveyed, titled Della Espositione Sopra L’orlando, was published June, 1550 (originally written in roman numerals MDL) by a person named Lorenzo Torrentino. A person by the initials of “U.R.S” was the author and the colophons, mentioned the printer’s name, “DV Cale”. This book was written in purely Italian and was paginated, and its size was fairly small, identifying it as an octavo. The title page included the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Irish Mythology

    grandmother’s stories. Majoring in illustration, I focused my studies on the Celtic illuminated manuscripts and endeavored to research my thesis, Scribes and Storytellers - Exploring the elements of Celtic mythology and its imagery as depicted in illustration, focusing on the late nineteenth century through the present day. Using the travel perks of my father’s Aer Lingus job, I traveled to Dublin to study the Book of Kells and interview scholars and artists from Trinity College. During this…

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  • Comparing Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral And St Mark's Basilica

    In said book was what the title claims to be, gospels. The book throughout tells stories and shows events related to Christianity. “The reason Saint Augustine himself came to England, was to spread the word of God” (Norman). On a number of pages there is illumination, which is the use of either gold or silver. The use of this gold gives an even more powerful view of God in these gospels. On some pages in fact, the gold has been burnished to give a smoother and shinier look. The manuscripts are…

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  • Review Of Daniel Harrington's 'The Interpreting The New Testament'

    Testament are literary criticism, textual criticism, source criticism, form criticism, historical criticism, redaction criticism, translations, words and motifs, parallels, and meaning of the text. These diverse methods have their own unique ways to interpret Scripture for modern readers to understand the author’s messages from distant past. The literary criticism is done when one judges qualities and characters of the literature works. The Literary criticism is general criticism of the text.…

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  • Revelation: God Speaks

    In the book of Doctrine, the authors, Mark Driscoll and Gerry Breshears, go over 13 core doctrines of the Christian faith. In this report we will be focusing on Chapter 2 of the book, which focuses on the biblical teaching of Revelation: God Speaks. In today’s day and age communication has become a necessity for our everyday lives to run smoothly. While there are many different ways that we as the human communicate, the question of how do we hear God is frequently posed. Does He speak through my…

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  • Analysis Of The Bible: Defending The Word

    Inerrant means that the Bible is written without the presence of error. Being inspired by God, the Bible has perfect words from a perfect God. This can be seen in Psalms 12:6 which states,” The words of the Lord are flawless.” (Bible Gateway) There are four arguments for inerrancy found in scripture that help validate this fact. The first argument for inerrancy is the Biblical argument. (Ewell, 157) This, in my opinion, is the second strongest argument. I believe this to be true because if the…

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  • What Is Archaeology

    Sometimes we will find a word in a manuscript written in a similar language, with another meaning that fits the Biblical context better. For example, in Davies An Analytical Approach, he states, “Somehow, some of Jesus’ words spoken in the Aramaic language around 30 CE appear in different form in the Greek language about sixty years later in the Gospel of Luke.” (Davies 10). Here, we see how the language has changed as noted but archaeologists are constantly researching this, learning how it has…

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