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BIBLIOLOGY (BIBLE)

Form Criticism

Hermeneutic interpretation of Biblical text that identifies the original setting and attempts to isolate and identify the type of source of the information. (See Hermeneutics)


Greek

The official language of the Roman world in the time of Jesus Christ

Hermeneutics

The art and science of Biblical interpretation.  Modern approaches include:

Textual Criticism - Attempts to evaluate text as close as possible to the original texts of the manuscript copies of the Bible books.

Historical Criticism - Analyzes written works with the measure of time and place, the place of composition and where it was written.

Source Criticism - Tries to determine other sources used by the author to write the biblical document.

Form Criticism - Identifies the original setting and attempts to isolate and identify the type of source of the information.

Redaction Criticism - Determines the premise (reason) that the author writes.

Literary Criticism - Interested in the text as a unit, approaches include examining the narrative through plots, themes, characters and nuances of text, rhetorical approaches with an examination of arguments within the text, or other specialty criticisms based upon specific interests like feminism, third-world, non-American, or structure variances.

 


Historical Criticism

Hermaneutical interpretation of Bible texts through the analysis of written works with the measure of time and place, the place of composition, and the place where it was written from. (See Hermeneutics)


Imprecatory

A call for a curse with vivid words of judgment upon an enemy in prayer, song, or psalm in desire for justice

Jacob's Ladder

The ladder which reached from earth to Heaven that was seen by Jacob in a dream (Gen 28:12)

King James Authorized Bible

Published in 1611 after the English Bishops' Bible was revised under the orders of King James I. This Bible is widely used and defended as the truest translation of the Word of God into the English language by Fundamental and Conservative Protestant faithful.

Literary Criticism

Hermeneutical interpretation that is interested in the text as a unit.  The approaches are varied and include examining the narrative through plots, themes, characters, and nuances of text, rhetorical approaches with an examination of arguments within the text, or other specialty criticism based upon specific interests like feminism, third-world, non-American, or structure variances. (See Hermeneutics)


Manelik

The son of the union between King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba during her visit recorded in 1 King 10 according to the Ethiopian Jewish legend. The legend of Manelik credits him with establishing the Axumite Empire in Ethiopia, which maintained close links with the ancient Israelites. (See Ethiopian Jews)

Obelus

A mark (- or +) used in ancient manuscripts to point out corrupted or superfluous words or passages.


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