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The Bible in the nineteenth century by Joseph Estlin Carpenter

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Published by New York and Bombay, Longmans, Green, and co. in London .
Written in English


  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History. [from old catalog]

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Statementeight lectures,
LC ClassificationsBS500 .C3, Microfilm 37246 BS
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 512 p.
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23384292M
LC Control Number03022949

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Gutjahr's book is especially powerful in demonstrating how nineteenth-century efforts to purge the Bible of textual and translational impurities in search of an 'authentic' text led ironically to the emergence of entirely new gospels like the Book of Mormon and the massive fictionalized literature dealing Cited by: The nineteenth century. Theologians Richard and Kendall Soulen say biblical criticism reached full flower in the nineteenth century, becoming the "major transforming fact of biblical studies in the modern period". They note that the people working at that time "saw themselves as continuing the . 19th Century Circuit Rider Bible Legendary in nineteenth century American history, the circuit rider played a vital role in bringing the Gospel to the people of the ever-shifting frontier lands. Also known as the saddle bag preacher, the circuit rider would travel by horseback from town to town, holding meetings wherever he could find shelter. While the Book of Mormon was treasured in the early years, the surviving documentary record indicates that it simply was not quoted or discussed with anything near the frequency of the Bible. 3 A search of numerous books, diaries, and periodicals from the nineteenth century reveals that even Zenos's parable, highly regarded as it was, drew.

Walafrid Strabo (ninth century), a Benedictine, was credited with the "Glossa Ordinaria" on the entire Bible. It is a brief explanation of the literal and mystical sense, based on Rabanus Maurus and other Latin writers, and was one of the most popular works during the Middle Ages, being as well known as "The Sentences" of Peter Lombard. First Septuagint in English, the first in the world, and the first complete re-translation of the Bible by an American, Charles Thomson, was printed in Philadelphia. The work was done by Jane Aitken, daughter of Robert Aitken, and sold in four volumes, beautifully crafted. This was the culmination of Charles Thomson’s year effort to. Sunday School books in the nineteenth century encompassed a remarkable range of topics. There were numerous aids and inducements to Bible study: Bible dictionaries, Bible stories and scripture biographies; biblical chronology, geography and natural history; and selections for memorization and Bible questions and answers for Sunday School examinations and catechisms. Since its first publication, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ has never been out of outsold every book except the Bible until Gone With the Wind came out in , and resurged to the top of the list again in the it had been printed in thirty-six English-language editions and translated into twenty others, including Indonesian and Braille.

Get this from a library! The Bible and other ancient literature in the nineteenth century.. [L T Townsend] -- A shy, withdrawn boy loses his heart to a puppet. Bible and Antiquity in Nineteenth-Century Culture: Reflections at the End of a Five-Year Project Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft To learn from my colleagues in our weekly meetings together has been a joy, and this (fairly) young theologian has been challenged to constantly see things from other perspectives (classical, historical, literary). The pivotal question. Was the Bible written and compiled by men providentially selected, directed, and illuminated by the Holy Spirit or did it come into its present shape somewhat by chance, having been written as other books are written, and compiled by irresponsible persons whose words and work may be accepted or rejected at the pleasure of every reader is essentially the twofold question.   The Peterkin Papers by Lucretia P. Hale. () The amusing adventures and foibles of the rather foolish, but lovable New England family. Most of the chapters read like discreet stories and will provide a nice chuckle for you and your kids before bedtime. The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang. () This is a 19th century classic collection of.