Racing Live!

Massive Multiplayer Racing Game for the iPhone and iPod Touch!


    Biblical apocrypha

    Share
    avatar
    fearlove

    Posts : 605
    Respect : 5
    Join date : 2011-03-03

    Biblical apocrypha

    Post by fearlove on Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:35 pm

    The word "apocrypha" (from the Greek word ἀπόκρυφος, apókruphos, meaning "hidden") is today often used to refer to the collection of ancient books printed in some editions of the Bible in a separate section between the Old and New Testaments. Although the term had been in use since the 5th century, it was in Luther's Bible of 1534 that the Apocrypha was first published as a separate inter-Testamental section. [1] Luther was making a polemical point about the canonicity of these books. As an authority for this division, he cited St. Jerome, who in the early 5th century distinguished the Hebrew and Greek Old Testaments,[2] stating that books not found in the Hebrew were not received as canonical. Although his statement was controversial in his day,[3] Jerome was later titled a Doctor of the Church and his authority was also cited in the Anglican statement in 1571 of the Thirty-Nine Articles.[4]
    T

    online computer support
    coches de segunda mano en madrid

      Current date/time is Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:57 am