by on December 29, 2022
If you consider the Protestant Bible translation’s history, the Geneva Bible stands tall. It was the first English Bible, where the scriptures were divided into numbered verses. Its publication was a huge accomplishment, which makes owning the 1560 Geneva Bible facsimile reproduction worth it. Throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, the Geneva Bible was the most dominant and widely read English Bible. It played a significant role in promoting scripture literacy among the common people of Engl...
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John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs emphasizes the stories of faith and courage. It talks about courageous men and women who were tortured and killed due to their faith and confessions of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior during Queen Mary’s reign. To understand why this book was read widely during the 16th and 17th centuries, you should know some key things about this book. Purpose of Foxe’s Book of Martyrs Through the simple stories of martyrs, Foxe’s book aimed to bring forward what Protestantism...
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by on December 29, 2022
After the invention of the printing press in the 15th century, the publication of texts got a big boost. During those early years of printing, there were many takers for the Latin Bible. However, things changed after the Gutenberg Bible was printed in 1455. It was followed by 90+ other editions of the Vulgate, some of which came equipped with commentary, and were published by presses spread across Europe. The 15th and early 16th centuries in Europe are marked by significant intellectual chang...
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by on November 28, 2022
Johann Gutenberg was a German skilled in engraving and metalworking. He and his associates, Peter Schoeffer and Johann Fust, printed the Gutenberg Bible in Germany’s Mainz in 1455. Thus, Gutenberg made the scriptures potentially accessible to every individual. According to some sources, just 48 copies of the Gutenberg Bible are known to have survived, of which 36 are printed on paper and 12 on vellum. To own a piece of history, you can get a facsimile reproduction of the Gutenberg Bible. The ...
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by on October 3, 2022
Before you buy a copy of the original 1536 Tyndale New Testament, and the 1549 Tyndale Bible for sale, it’s important to know what makes it so significant. Usually, the Tyndale Bible stands for William Tyndale’s translations of different books of the Bible in the 1500s. His work is given the credit of being the first English translation from the original Greek and Hebrew texts and the first English, mass-produced biblical translation that became possible due to the new technological advances in ...
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by on September 12, 2022
It can be a perfect enhancement or a total distraction Congratulations, you’ve made it to the the final round. ...
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by on August 6, 2022
The English King James Bible is the best selling book in history, by an extremely wide margin. With multiple billions of copies in print, no other book can claim even one billion copies in print. Even more impressive, the King James Bible remains one of the most popular translations of the Bible today, in spite of being in an archaic dialect of English that is well over four centuries old. There is simply no more beloved, influential, or widely read book in the world. King James Bible, KJV Bi...
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by on June 24, 2022
Saint Jerome once said that lack of knowledge of sacred scripture is equivalent to ignorance of Christ. This may send you rushing for your Bible, but instead of having your usual copy, why not get your hands on an ancient Bible? A rare, ancient Bible is worth the investment, especially if you steer clear of the dubious elements and buy from a reputed and reliable dealer of rare and ancient Bibles. Not sure why you should buy an ancient Bible? Here are the top five reasons: Keep Yourself Gr...
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by on June 10, 2022
This post isn't about the Washington, DC-based Museum of the Bible. Instead, it’s about the interesting journey of The Bible Museum and how it grew up to become a popular name worldwide from its modest start. It all began without any plan, but by God’s grace, it grew so big that people from far and wide now come to the online site as well as the physical store to browse and buy ancient and rare Bibles and Bible leaves. Since 1987, The Bible Museum has been the largest dealer of antique and ra...
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