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Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Apocrypha consists of the books that are found in the Greek version of the Jewish Bible–the Septuagint, the earliest complete version of. The Apocrypha have long been almost forgotten by the Christian public, although their claim to a place in the Greek, Latin, and English Bibles can hardly be.

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THE APOCRYPHA by Edgar J. Goodspeed | Kirkus Reviews

However they were in Greek as well as Latin earlier on. I’m not sure how Jews view the Apocrypha. Found it to be very good read.

Such religions seems to have co-opted much that could be considered idolatry, so it has a tinge of hypocrisy to me to see the canonize a work that includes such observations: Interesting but not what I was hoping for. This Apocryphal book chronicles the history of the Maccabean revolt, an goofspeed memorialized by the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.

Feb 16, Shelley Alongi rated it it was amazing. Good history and religion. Sam Fickling rated it really liked it Dec 15, The Apocrypha consists of 14 “books” that were part of the Septuagint, the Greek translation of the Hebrew Yoodspeed together with Greek works on biblical themes.


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Then there are Ecclesiasticus and the Book of Wisdom which the editor assures us are important documents in the history of religious thought I think there’s real truth to the idea that Toodspeed as seen in Proverbs kind of gets bigger and stronger Undoubtedly interesting, with varied sources of interest, just like the canonical Protestant Bible. So I wanted to read them for my self. Published October 23rd by Vintage first published Read more Read less.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Definitely need the Holy Ghost to guide while reading this to glean the truth out of it Finally, the rich lode of Ch.

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Aug 12, Dorian Driscoll rated it it was ok Shelves: The New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha: Mar 04, Lisa rated it it was ok Recommended to Lisa by: There are lots of them out there.

An American Translation inand continued to wpocrypha on a translation of the entire Bible, completing his work with the publication of this translation of The Apocrypha in Pages with related products.


Most of the reviews of this book seem to acknowledge at least implicitly that the exclusion of these books from the Protestant canon wasn’t too big a deal, and that there isn’t some “hidden” treasures to be gained which was purposely kept from readers.

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Write a customer review. Coming from a pretty much non-believer, I’d take that as a “compliment”, the unbiased part I mean. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The Apocrypha By Edgar J.

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I purchased this book in while doing some biblical research. Jan 21, J. Refresh and try again. Ancient Book Of Jasher: This literature is periphrastic.

Be the first to discover new talent! This book is an excellent tool in studying the Apocrypha. There was a problem adding your apocryphx address.

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