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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Biblical Introduction
As is commonly admitted at the present day, the general object of Biblical introduction is to supply the student of the sacred books of the Old and New Testaments with the knowledge which is necessary, or at least very desirable, for the right interpretation of their contents.
Biblical introduction is frequently, and indeed aptly, divided into two parts, general and special, the former embracing the preliminary questions which concern the Bible as a whole, the latter being restricted to those which refer to the separate books of Holy Writ.
Their distribution of the topics of Biblical introduction leaves no room for hermeneutics, or scientific exposition of the principles of exegesis, and in this respect, at least, is inferior to the division of Biblical introduction into general and special, with its comprehensive subdivisions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08078b.htm   (2305 words)

 Bible - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Book of Job is the only Biblical book that centers on a non-Jew (unless Ruth, a Moabite, is taken to be the primary character of the Book of Ruth).
The Tanakh was mainly written in Biblical Hebrew, with some portions (notably in Daniel and Ezra) in Aramaic.
From the 800s to the 1400s, Rabbinic Jewish scholars known as the Masoretes compared the text of all known Biblical manuscripts in an effort to create a unified standardized text; a series of highly similar texts eventually emerged, and any of these texts are known as Masoretic Texts (MT).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bible   (3495 words)

Exegesis aims at investigating the sense of Sacred Scripture; its method is contained in the rules of interpretation; its results are expressed in the various ways in which the sense of the Bible is wont to be communicated; its history comprises the work done by Christian and Jewish interpreters, by Catholics and Protestants.
Thirdly, the Biblical Greek is not the classical language of the Greek authors with whom we are acquainted; up to about fifteen years ago, Biblical scholars used to speak about New-Testament Greek, they compiled New-Testament lexicons, and wrote New-Testament grammars.
Biblical words that do not fall under any of these classes carry merely the authority of the speaker, the weight of which must be studied from other sources.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05692b.htm   (13360 words)

 Biblical Theism - Humanism exposed. Christianity is Superior!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Biblical theism is belief in the Judeo-Christian God, i.e., the God presented in the Bible.
Biblical theism and secularism are locked in ideological conflicts.
This is a philosophical war because it is a contest between biblical theism and modern humanism, between God’s word and human judgment.
www.biblicaltheism.com   (779 words)

 Archaeology and the Bible - Christian Answers
Biblical accuracy is demonstrated by the amazing discoveries of images of people named in the Bible.
You'll be amazed at the number of possibilities that have been unearthed in recent years that seem to verify the existence of numerous Biblical structures.
Long pondered by the community of Biblical scholarship, the rest of the world began considering this question with the release of the hit motion picture Raider's of the Lost Ark.
www.christiananswers.net /archaeology/home.html   (1587 words)

 The BibArch Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Our intent is to assist all seeking to extend their knowledge in biblical archaeology, desiring to become avocational or professional archaeologists, or wanting to do archaeological fieldwork in the lands of the Bible.
Biblical archaeology, with its concentration on the Levant, deals with the study of the archaeology of the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament.
Biblical archaeology provides scholars with a fuller perception of the events and the lifeways of the peoples depicted in the Bible.
www.bibarch.com   (539 words)

 Biblical Encounters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Biblical Encounters exists to lead people into authentic encounters with the Bible, the land of the Bible, and the God of the Bible.
I am convinced that the Bible is the living Word of God, and when energized by the Spirit of God, it has the power to transform lives.
Biblical Encounters exists to bridge these gaps and bring the Bible to life.
www.biblicalencounters.com   (163 words)

 The Biblical Creation Society Home Page
This BCS booklet has a summary of what we think it means to be a biblical creationist.
Biblical guidelines on these and related matters are of supreme relevance to Christians, science and society today.
The Biblical Creation Society is a Christian society that advances and defends the Biblical teaching on creation.
www.biblicalcreation.org.uk   (480 words)

 Biblical Perspectives - the web site of Dr. Samuele Bacchiocchi
Biblical Perspective is the publishing name chosen by Dr.
Samuele Bacchiocchi, because it fittingly expresses the objective of his research, namely, to examine fundamental Christian beliefs and practices from a Biblical perspective.
At a time when many Christians are influenced more by societal trends than by Biblical teachings, the author provides a refreshing Biblical perspective on important Christian beliefs and practices.
www.biblicalperspectives.com   (301 words)

 Biblical Manuscripts Project
Development is conducted by biblical scholars at the Religion and Technology Center.
Biblical commentary based on 1 Corinthians 15:20-21 and 2 Corinthians 3:18 in Greek (images)
[5.2] Biblical scholars working on the project include Dr Jimmy Adair and Dr Tim Finney, whose PhD dissertations are respectively concerned with the text of the Hebrew Bible and the text of the Greek New Testament.
www.purl.org /BibleMSS   (2221 words)

 Biblical Greek Resources by the Institute of Biblical Greek
The National Biblical Greek Exam is the perfect test after completing a beginning Greek class or as a learning tool for those wishing to refresh their Koine Greek skills.
The Institute of Biblical Greek is committed to provide both live distance education and conventional classes to make this Biblical language more accessible.
The Institute of Biblical Greek is establishing an endowment to generate need-based scholarships for these classes.
www.biblicalgreek.org   (530 words)

 Journal of Biblical Studies
Articles on any aspect of Biblical Studies (including: archaeology, linguistics, exegesis, history, and textual issues) are welcome, and contributions that challenge the traditional boundaries of Biblical Studies are encouraged.
All submissions are subject to a peer-review process by the JBS Editorial Board.
The idea to create an electronic journal of biblical studies was first conceived by Jim West a few years ago, and now it is coming to pass.
www.journalofbiblicalstudies.org   (608 words)

 TFBA - Home
Biblical Archaeology may best be described as the scientific recovery and investigation of the material remains of past cultures that can illuminate the historical Biblical period.
In response to this critical need, The Foundation for Biblical Archaeology was established to help provide funding for excavation, publication, research and education.
Contributions to the Foundation for Biblical Archaeology are used to help support a variety of projects that include established excavations as well as new excavations conducted under the direction of some of the most-noted scholars in the field.
www.tfba.org   (289 words)

 Biblical America Resistance Front - Home Page
Four Themes of Biblical America is a video montage composed of selected video clips that we've gathered to illustrate four obvious themes of this movement.
We dig through the theology and history of the leadership of ORN and much of Biblical America in our effort to develop and explanation for this anticipated and unprecedented event.
We continue our exploration of the ideology of the Promise Keeper movement and propose several methods of explaining and exposing the more disturbing aspects of the PK agenda, with a particular emphasis on showing how much of that agenda is abhorrent to most Americans.
www.barf.org   (1619 words)

 The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood - CBMW
The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood - CBMW
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Copyright © 2004 The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
www.cbmw.org   (54 words)

 Biblical Hebrew self-study courses, Hebrew resources, books, tapes, lexicons, grammars
Biblical Hebrew made easy Unit 3, Unit W Word Studies, Unit B Bereshit (Genesis) and Unit T Tehillim (Psalms) expected early 2005.
The course is modular in design aimed at all ages and abilities and covers both the language and the worldview of Biblical Hebrew.
The "BIBLICAL HEBREW made easy" course is outlined, unit by unit, including sample pages and future developments.
www.biblicalhebrew.com   (657 words)

 Why Abortion is Biblical -- By Brian Elroy McKinley
Anytime we take one or two verses out of their context and quote them as doctrine, we place ourselves in jeopardy of being contradicted by other verses.
And, if I wanted to be bold, I could claim that this interpretation is in fact a biblical mandate to support the use of abortion as a way to improve our quality of life.
It is time to stop, because the act of making a judgment against people in God's name, when God is not behind the judging, is nothing short of claiming that our own beliefs are more important than God's.
www.elroy.net /ehr/abortion.html   (4594 words)

 Catholic Biblical Apologetics
Principal attention is paid to the biblical basis of both doctrine and dogma as well as the role of paradosis (i.e.
To present the biblical basis for the origin and development of the Roman Catholic Church.
Catholic Biblical Apologetics, © Copyright 1985-2004, Paul Flanagan and Robert Schihl Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture texts are taken from the New American Bible with Revised New Testament, ©; 1986, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine.
www.catholicapologetics.org   (488 words)

 Messianic Holy Days reveal Messiah God's Feasts
I was delighted to see that A Family Guide to The Biblical Holidays includes the historical purpose and meaning of each holiday as well as the foreshadows of Christ.
A Family Guide To The Biblical Holidays, by Robin Sampson and Linda Peirce is a wonderful volume which details the Old Testament feasts and festivals and gives your family the tools to celebrate them.
They propose that by keeping the Biblical holidays we will teach our children about " The historical events of the Bible, Prophetic events yet to come, God's plan of salvation and the life and ministry of our Saviour Jesus Christ." I found in reading through the book and implementing it that their claims are valid.
biblicalholidays.com   (2270 words)

Very often Biblical texts are quoted from memory, and many writers have the habit of quoting inaccurately.
We know that copyists, when transcribing the works of the Fathers, whether Greek or Latin, frequently substitute for Biblical quotations that form of text with which they are most familiar, and even the editors of former times were not very scrupulous in this respect.
It remains briefly to explain the modifications which the principles of textual criticism undergo in their application to Biblical texts, to enumerate the chief critical editions, and to indicate the methods followed by the editors.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04497a.htm   (5836 words)

Today, many claim that science has proved the Bible to be outmoded, so that we need no longer follow its teachings in morals or fear a final judgment.
In this seminar, taught at the college level for college and university students, teachers, scientists, engineers, and interested laypeople, we provide evidence that much of the controversy involves overzealous interpretation of either the scientific or Biblical data, and that a real harmonization of the two is plausible.
The Interdisciplinary Biblical Research Institute is a group of Christians who see a desperate need for men and women convinced of the complete reliability of the Bible who will:
www.ibri.org   (1148 words)

 BIBLICAL BABY NAME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Most Biblical names are from the Hebrew, some from the Aramaic.
In the description that accompanies each Biblical name painting is the etymology and the meaning of the name.
Biblical Baby Name is set up to search for names and meanings.
www.biblicalbabyname.com   (524 words)

 Biblical Baby Names with meanings, origin and description of the Biblical character.
Biblical Baby Names with meanings, origin and description of the Biblical character.
Each name is accompanied by baby name meaning, baby name origin and a description of the Biblical character.
If you are looking for an unusual and unique baby name, visit our Unusual Baby Names section which has rare names from the Bible not found elsewhere.
www.biblical-baby-names.com   (141 words)

 The Biblical Greek Mailing List (B-Greek)
B-Greek was established in 1992 by David Marotta at the Center for Christian Study, an independent Christian ministry at the University of Virginia.
While "lurkers" are welcome to receive and read list correspondence, posts to the list are expected to pose questions about Biblical Greek, not general questions or opinions about doctrine or the meaning of the English text.
Resources for teaching and learning (Biblical) Greek: lexica, grammars, morphological charts, web-sites, discussion-lists, etc. — including answers to questions raised by beginners, whether they are working their own way through a Greek textbook or studying Greek formally in schools.
www.ibiblio.org /bgreek   (1233 words)

 Review of Biblical Literature
The Review of Biblical Literature (RBL), founded by the Society of Biblical Literature, presents reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields.
Timely: RBL produces reviews of the most recent titles in biblical studies, using the technology of the internet and allowing readers to stay current with the freshest trends in the field.
RBL is published by the Society of Biblical Literature, an organization founded in 1880 to support the study of the Bible.
bookreviews.org /default.asp   (218 words)

 BIBLICAL ELDERSHIP HOMEPAGE - dedicated to study of plural eldership and other New Testament practices
This page is dedicated to the study of eldership and the restoration of Biblical eldership to our churches.
It is our feeling that by producing a lengthy and detailed apologetic, we would simply be "re-inventing the wheel," since there are a number of works available which quite accurately reflect our views on the issue.
This is a testimony of a personal search for Biblical church leadership and the realization that our present traditional church model of leadership did not match up with scripture.
www.nccn.net /~brennanp   (1028 words)

 Christian Apologetics- Welcome to the Institute of Biblical Defense
The Institute of Biblical Defense offers several educational opportunities via local and distance Certificate Programs.
If you should have any further questions please feel free to contact us and we will hopefully be able to answer your questions.
If you have ever considered supporting The Institute of Biblical Defense we would first encourage you to pray about that decision.
www.biblicaldefense.org   (398 words)

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