Codex Sinaiticus

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  • Genres And Figures Of Speech Essay

    Genres and Figures of Speech Overwhelming for many, the Bible presents challenges as one begins to read it. Written by multiple authors, and inspired by God, it displays a variety of genres and figures of speech sprinkled throughout for the reader to experience. Becoming familiar with several of the different genres and figures of speech within the Bible, a person’s understanding of it will increase. Genres Apodictic Law One of two major types of legal material present in the Old Testament, apodictic law deals in matters of moral and religious concerns, explicit in defining right and wrong. Referred to as the “absolute law,” it addresses the audience in second person using direct commands. Two well-known types of apodictic law are prohibition and admonition (Klein, Blomberg, & Hubbard, Jr., 1993). Prohibition directly commands in a negative fashion, for example, “You shall not commit adultery” (Exodus 20:14, NIV). Admonition is a positive command such as “Honor your father and mother” (Exodus 20:12). Two additional subgenres are participle law and the law of retaliation (Klein, et al., 1993). Participle law deals with capital crimes, Exodus21:15 is a typical example. In this example, the participle is “anyone who,” while the penalty is set with the main verb, “put to death” (Klein, et al., 1993, p. 343). The law of retaliation pertains to crimes involving bodily injury and penalty. Deuteronomy 19:21 clearly depicts that the penalty fits the crime, “eye for eye, tooth for…

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  • The New Testament Summary

    period. In the third chapter the author writes about type of script the New Testament was written in. There are two types of script the books were written in which are uncials or minuscule. Uncials, meaning large letters. Minuscule, meaning small letters. The forth chapter consist of the uncials the Sinaitic Manuscript and its importance. It is important because of the controversy surrounding the discovery, the gift that is was to the Czar, and the missing parts of the text. For the fifth…

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  • Food Regulations Essay

    The main question my group members Laura Aday, Daniela Mejia-Lagos, and I discussed were how food regulation could be enhanced. The topic had dealt with food regulations in agriculture, livestock, and business. Poor food regulations in these areas could lead to health problems, norovirus outbreaks, and other forms of illnesses to the world population. The best solutions to my subtopic, which is business, was for the improvement of workers’ protection and universally accepted food safety laws.…

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  • Manichean Texts

    Manichean Texts of the Silk Road Tun-Huang was a major destination along the Silk Road. The caves of the thousand Buddhas contained many important manuscripts and pieces of art which have been used by historians to learn about the cultures of the Silk Road. Among these were three Manichean texts written in Chinese. These are the Hymnscroll, the Compendium of the Doctrines of Mani, and the Traité Pelliot. These are significant because they are some of the only written documents we have of the…

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  • Analysis Of Revelation: Josef Schmid Revisited By Peter Malik

    For this week’s reading, I chose the article “The Corrections of Codex Sinaiticus and the Textual Transmission of Revelation: Josef Schmid Revisited” by Peter Malik . In this article, Malik examined a previous study about the revisions made during notable transcriptions of the Book of Revelation by Josef Schmid. Malik argued that Schmid incorrectly dated the Codex Sinaiticus (a fully Greek translation of most of the Old Testament, all of the New Testament, and some extracanonical books) as being…

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  • Mark 16: 9-20 Analysis

    footnote, so believers can decide for themselves whether or not they believe the ending is inspired scripture. The radical difference between the KJV and NIV is the message about the last verses, but there are others differences in addition to this one. The KJV is a favorite translation among Christians who prefer the more traditional style of writing, while the more ‘modern’ Christians may use NIV. The KJV was actually translated using 5,000 old manuscripts as a source, and is called the…

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  • Kingship In History

    As the Phoenicians rose to prominence along the Mediterranean coast, they developed a completely phonetic system of writing called the Phoenician alphabet. This was a much more simplified version of writing and allowed for the common man to communicate ideas and keep records. In fact, in our text, Mckay et al. (2014) noted that, “this system is the origin of most of the world’s alphabets in use today” (p. 51). Perhaps, no other people group ever, and definitely during this period contributed…

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  • Why Do Proof God Exist

    precisely where atheism breaks down” (p. 86). Believers and non-believers continue to look for ways to substantiate that the truth about God--possibly never ceasing. Intellectually history and archaeology together can confirm the accuracy of the Bible. Even many of the places mentioned in Scriptural passages can easily be identified. Furthermore, God’s existence can be easily understood and evidence found within all historical biblical data. Data that have been preserved to the present-day and…

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